Twentieth Century

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon or orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Dutch Cacao white crème de cacao
1 fl oz Lillet Blanc (or other aromatized wine)
1/6 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Dry and gin laced with subtle notes of chocolate, dry vermouth and lemon.

History:

Created by a British bartender, C.A. Tuck and named after the express train that travelled between New York City and Chicago from 1902 until 1967. This recipe was first published in William J. "Billy" Tarling's 1937 Café Royal Cocktail Book.

TWENTIETH CENTURY
Invented by C. A. Tuck
2/5 Booth's Dry Gin.
1/5 Crème de Cacao.
1/5 Lillet.
1/5 Lemon Juice.
Shake

W. J. Tarling, 1937

Nutrition:

One serving of Twentieth Century contains 225 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 23.31% alc./vol. (46.62° proof)
  • 25.6 grams of pure alcohol
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