Coronation Cocktail (Old Waldorf-Astoria's)

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Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Skewered Maraschino Luxardo cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 fl oz Calvados / apple brandy / straight applejack
3/4 fl oz Strucchi Rosso Vermouth
3/4 fl oz Strucchi Dry Vermouth
1/12 fl oz Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur
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Review:

Calvados-forward with a duo of vermouths and an apricot accent.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Albert Stevens-Crockett's 1931 Old Waldorf Bar Days.

CORONATION*
One-third Italian Vermuth
One-third French Vermuth
One-third Apple-jack
One dash Apricot Liqueur

Albert Stevens-Crockett, Old Waldorf Bar Days, 1931

Nutrition:

One serving of Coronation Cocktail (Old Waldorf-Astoria's) contains 132 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 22.31% alc./vol. (44.62° proof)
  • 17.3 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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