Orange zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 2/3 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/2 fl oz||Triple sec liqueur (40%)|
|1 1/4 fl oz||Orange juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water|
|1/24 fl oz||Orange flower/blossom water|
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Fresh, fragrant flavours of zesty orange and gin with a subtle floral note.
Thought to have originated in the 1920s, the Opal notably appears in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book:
"Opal Cocktail (6 people)
3 Glasses Gin.
2 Glasses Orange juice.
1 Glass of Cointreau.
A little sugar.
Add a little Orange-flower water.
Shake and stir.
There are approximately 174 calories in one serving of Opal.