Starboard Light

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint sprigs bouquet pegged to rim

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Giffard Peppermint Pastille crème de menthe
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Looks the part but is one-dimensional with gin-laced cleansing mint and citrus. Perhaps better with the addition of 2.5ml (½ barspoon) sugar and 3 dashes absinthe.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in William James "Billy" Tarling's 1937 Café Royal Bar Book.

STARBOARD LIGHT
1/2 Dry Gin.
1/4 Lemon Juice.
1/4 Crème de Menthe.
Shake and strain.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Starboard Light contains 160 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 20.85% alc./vol. (41.7° proof)
  • 18.8 grams of pure alcohol
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