Swizzles Cocktail

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (37 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Crown with a few dashes of aromatic bitters over ice peak, plus juniper or blueberries

How to make:

POUR all ingredients into chilled glass and two-thirds fill with crushed ice. SWIZZLE with a swizzle stick (or churn with a barspoon). Add more crushed ice to fill and SWIZZLE some more. Serve with straws.

2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
1 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
2/3 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

Somewhat reminiscent of a frozen gimlet – the combination of gin and lime shines in this freshening swizzle.

History:

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

SWIZZLES COCKTAIL.
The Juice of 1 Lime.
1 Dash Angostura Bitters.
1 Glass of Gin.
1 Teaspoon of Sugar.
Stir with swizzle stick until it foams.

Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Swizzles Cocktail contains 203 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 20.49% alc./vol. (40.98° proof)
  • 22.6 grams of pure alcohol
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