Colony

Colony image
Serve in
a Martini glass...
shot Rutte Dry Gin BUY
¾ shot Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
¼ shot Luxardo Maraschino liqueur BUY
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How to make:

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

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist

Comment:

Grapefruit and maraschino balance each other in this gin-based classic.

Origin:

Created during the Prohibition period at New York's Colony speakeasy, possibly by bartender Marco Hattem. The Colony attracted an upmarket Clientele, including the Vanderbilts and Windsors. The liquor was kept in an elevator which would be sent to either that attic or the basement if federal agents raided.

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