Skipper

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (13 ratings)

Garnish:

Skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients and strain into chilled glass filled with crushed ice.

1 1/2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
1/2 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
1/6 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Temperature and dilution are key to the success of this cocktail, achieved with a glass filled to the brim with very cold ice chips.

Variant:

With a splash of grenadine replacing orange juice.
Aviation Cocktail (Savoy spec)

History:

A pre-prohibition cocktail from the Big Brass Rail bar at the original Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, USA. Adapted from a recipe first published in Albert Stevens Crockett's 1931 Old Waldorf Bar Days.

SKIPPER
Solon recalls that this was so called in compliment to a yachtsman well known many years ago, but does not remember his name.
Two-thirds Gordon Gin
One-fourth Maraschino
Dash of Orange Juice
Dash of Lemon Juice
Frappé

Albert Stevens Crockett, Old Waldorf Bar Days, 1931

Nutrition:

One serving of Skipper contains 137 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 26.89% alc./vol. (53.78° proof)
  • 18.8 grams of pure alcohol
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