Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Hayman's London Dry Gin|
|1 1/4 fl oz||Lillet Blanc (or other aromatized wine)|
|1/2 fl oz||Kina aromatised wine|
|2 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
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Wet Martini-like with pronounced quinine. A hot weather Martini, perhaps.
I tried the Depth Charge with various proportions of Lillet Blanc and Kina L'Aéro d'Or, starting with equal parts which was too dry, before arriving at the recipe above.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
DEPTH CHARGE COCKTAILHarry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930
2 Dashes Absinthe.
½ Glass Kina Lillet.
½ Glass Dry Gin.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
Squeeze orange peel on top.
One serving of Depth Charge (Savoy recipe) contains 191 calories.