Serve in aCoupe glass
Olive on stick
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Avallen Calvados|
|1 1/2 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|1 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above.
Like many old classics, this drink needs dilution so stir until you're bored and thirsty.
T.N.T. Special - with the addition of a dash of sugar.
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.
This recipe adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book:
"Star Cocktail (No.2)
½ Italian Vermouth.
½ Applejack or Calvados.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
There are approximately 173 calories in one serving of The Star.