Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 fl oz||Portobello Old Tom gin|
|1 fl oz||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|1 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|1/6 fl oz||Orange Curaçao liqueur|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
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A boozy brandy-influenced 'wet' and 'sweet' Martini with a hint of orange. The zesty orange notes help the cleansing attributes of this spirit-forward cocktail, so making it equally suited to the pre-dinner and after-dinner occasions.
First published in Albert Stevens Crockett's 1934 Old Waldorf Bar Days.
AMPERSANDA. S. Crockett, 1934
Two dashes Orange Bitters
One-third Tom Gin
One-third Italian Vermouth
Stir; strain; two dashes of Curaçao on top
The name may be a reference to the '&' in Martini & Rossi, likely the brand of vermouth originally used.
One serving of Ampersand Cocktail contains 188 calories.