Serve in aNick & 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||Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)|
|1/12 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
|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 Red Lion recipe by yours truly in August 2016.
Red Lion cocktail history
One serving of Red Lion (Difford's recipe) contains 167 calories.