Red Lion (Difford's recipe)

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Nick & Nora glass
Measuring jigger
Fine sieve


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 12 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
34 fl oz Grand Marnier liqueur
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
14 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
112 fl oz Giffard Grenadine Syrup
112 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Orange bitters

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Our comment:

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 (Simon Difford) in August 2016. Please see our Red Lion encyclopedia page for the full story.

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