Colony

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 126 calories in one serving of Colony.

Bartender

Colony image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist

How to make:

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

1 12 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
14 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
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Comment:

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

About:

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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