Three Poems

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Discerning Drinkers (16 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe 1920 7.75oz

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 2/3 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Joseph Cartron Double Crème de Cassis de Bourgogne
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
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Review:

A cognac sour balanced and flavoured with the rich blackcurrant notes of crème de cassis.

Variant:

Adam & Eve No.2

History:

Adapted from the Three Hundred Poems cocktail by Chris Brislawn at the suggestion of Simon Stevenson's wife (see the comments on the Three Hundred Poems page), in January 2023. (I took the liberty of reformulating and naming this collaborative cocktail.)

Nutrition:

One serving of Three Poems contains 182 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 17.69% alc./vol. (35.38° proof)
  • 16.8 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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