Bronx (Difford's)

Difford's Guide
User Rating (13 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe 1910

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
3/4 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Martini Bianco vermouth
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

The challenge, and indeed the opportunity, with the Bronx is to strike the perfect balance between the botanical flavours of the gin, vermouths and zesty fresh orange. Classically, where the vermouths are concerned that's between rosso (sweet) and dry vermouth. However, I find it better with bianco in place of dry vermouth. If you prefer a less orangy, more punchy Bronx, then you may prefer to cut the orange juice back to 15ml( ½oz).

Variant:

Bloody Bronx - with blood orange juice
Golden Bronx - with egg yolk
Improved Bronx - with mandarin juice
Silver Bronx - with egg white
Luigi Bronx - with tangerine juice, triple sec, and grenadine
Income Tax cocktail - with two dashes aromatic bitters
Satan's Whiskers Straight - with cognac orange liqueur

History:

An interpretation of the classic Bronx recipe using bianco vermouth in place of dry vermouth formulated by yours truly in January 2023.

Nutrition:

One serving of Bronx (Difford's) contains 154 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 19.19% alc./vol. (38.38° proof)
  • 20.2 grams of pure alcohol
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above. Values stated for alcohol and calorie content, and number of drinks an ingredient makes should be considered approximate.

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