The Star

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 183 calories in one serving of The Star.
The Star image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Olive on stick

How to make:

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

1 12 fl oz Calvados brandy
1 12 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
1 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

Like many old classics, this drink needs dilution so stir until you're bored and thirsty.

Variant:

T.N.T. Special - with the addition of a dash of sugar.

About:

Recipe adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. Said to have been created in the 1870s by a bartender at the legendary Manhattan Club, which once stood at the north corner of 34th Street and 5th Avenue, New York City

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