Mountain Cocktail

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain back into shaker. DRY SHAKE (without ice) and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1/2 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Pasteurised egg white (or aquafaba)
6 drop Bob's Abbotts bitters (optional)
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Review:

Bone dry - I prefer with the addition of half spoon sugar syrup.

History:

This vintage cocktail is thought to have been originally made at New York's Hoffman House and a recipe for the Mountain Cocktail appears in Charles S. Mahoney's 1905 The Hoffman House Bartender's Guide.

Mountain Cocktail.
Large whiskey glass full of whiskey, little shaved ice, six dashes Tonka bitters, five dashes of lemon syrup, six dashes of sugar syrup, five dashes of Vermouth, white of a beaten egg, one cherry; strain in cocktail glass.

Charles S. Mahoney, 1905

Nutrition:

One serving of Mountain Cocktail contains 156 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 17.65% alc./vol. (35.3° proof)
  • 18.6 grams of pure alcohol
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