Red Lion (Difford's recipe)

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There are approximately 167 calories in one serving of Red Lion (Difford's recipe).


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Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass


Half rim glass with orange juice and sugar-coated rim & orange zest twist (discarded)

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 Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur
3/4 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/12 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup
1/12 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura

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The sophisticated drinker's answer to a gin and juice with dry gin and Grand Marnier liqueur made all the more fruity with orange juice, lemon juice and pomegranate syrup.


Adapted from Arthur Tarling's 1933 competition winning recipe by yours truly in August 2016. Please see our Red Lion encyclopedia page for the full story behind this cocktail.

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