Spencer Cocktail

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (20 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Retro Coupe

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & speared Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
2/3 fl oz Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur
1/3 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

To quote Harry Craddock, "Very mellifluous: has a fine and rapid action: for morning work."

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.

SPENCER COCKTAIL.
1 Dash Angostura Bitters.
1 Dash Orange Juice.
1/3 Apricot Brandy.
2/3 Dry Gin.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Add cherry and squeeze orange peel on top.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Spencer Cocktail contains 181 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 27.56% alc./vol. (55.12° proof)
  • 24.9 grams of pure alcohol
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