Red Lion (Tarling's recipe)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

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

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Red Lion (Tarling's recipe) image

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 liqueur
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
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Comment:

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. You may also be interested in trying our modern adaption of the Red Lion.

About:

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.

Please see our Red Lion encyclopedia page for the full story.

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