Red Lion (Tarling's recipe)

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange juice and sugar coated rim

How to make:

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


1 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

This gin and Grand Marnier based citrusy cocktail is deliberately, and indeed originally, formulated to be a tad on the sour side, but is balanced by a luxuriant sugar crusted rim.

Variant:

Difford's Red Lion.

History:

Created by Arthur Tarling, head bartender at London's Café Royal, this recipe was first published in 1937 by his younger brother, Billy Tarling, in his Café Royal Cocktail Book. We've the full story on our Red Lion encyclopedia page.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 145 calories in one serving of Red Lion (Tarling's recipe).

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