Serve in aMartini glass
Lemon zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1/24 fl oz||Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
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An aromatised 2:1 shaken Dry Martini with a tiny dose of grenadine, which turns this the merest rust-pink, while just a dash of absinthe adds wormwood complexity.
Adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
SAVOY HOTEL SPECIAL COCKTAIL (No. 1.)*Harry Craddock, 1930
1 Dash Absinthe.
2 Dashes Grenadine.
1/3 Fresh Vermouth.
2/3 Dry Gin.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Squeeze lemon on top.
* Peter, ninth Earl of Savoy, brought to England, as his wards, eighty-three of the most wealthy and beautiful girls in France. He then married them to the most powerful nobles in England. That is why he wore armour.
One serving of Savoy Special No.1 contains 168 calories.