Serve in aCoupe glass
Lemon zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/4 fl oz||Hayman's London Dry Gin|
|1 1/4 fl oz||Amontillado sherry|
|1/2 fl oz||Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/3 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)|
|1 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
|2 drop||Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)|
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Your choice of amontillado sherry may dramatically affect the balance of this gin and sherry sour. Choose well and you're in for a treat.
Creole Cocktail (without bitters)
Adapted from a recipe in Stanley M. Jones' 1977 Jones' Complete Barguide. This classic could date from the 1930s.
BARBARA WESTStanley M. Jones, 1977
1 oz gin
1 oz sherry
½ oz lemon juice
1 dash Angostura bitters