The Star

Difford's Guide
User Rating (6 ratings)

You must be logged in to add items to Your Favourites

Click here to login

You must be logged in to add items to Your Wish List

Click here to login

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

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
Loading...

Read about cocktail measures and measuring.

Buy direct from
the_whisky_exchange store logo
£ -.--

Makes a minimum of ... cocktails
Just £ -.-- per cocktail*

* This list may not include all required ingredients.
Price per cocktail is an estimate based on the cost of making one cocktail with the available ingredients shown above and does not include any postage charges.

You must be logged in to add your own notes

Click here to login

Review:

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.

History:

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.

Nutrition:

One serving of The Star contains 173 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 23.36% alc./vol. (46.72° proof)
  • 21.1 grams of pure alcohol
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above. Values stated for alcohol and calorie content, and number of drinks an ingredient makes should be considered approximate.

Join the Discussion


... comment(s) for The Star

You must log in to your account to make a comment.

Report comment
Buy direct from
the_whisky_exchange store logo
£ -.--

Makes a minimum of ... cocktails
Just £ -.-- per cocktail*

* This list may not include all required ingredients.
Price per cocktail is an estimate based on the cost of making one cocktail with the available ingredients shown above and does not include any postage charges.
Buy direct from
Difford's Guide
Easy Jigger
Easy Jigger
£8.76 £8.76 exc VAT

You must be logged in to submit a rating

Click here to login