Darlington

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/3 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1/3 fl oz Avallen Calvados
1/3 fl oz Blue curaçao liqueur
2/3 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
2/3 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)
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Review:

Aquamarine blue, this delicately fruity gin-based cocktail is dried by a splash of vermouth and soured by lemon juice.

History:

In W. J. Tarling's 1937 Café Royal Cocktail Book (Coronation Edition), the invention of this cocktail is credited to J. B. O'Brien. Made to the proportions specified in Tarling's book the above recipe would only have 5ml (1/6oz) sugar syrup.

Nutrition:

One serving of Darlington contains 197 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 19.72% alc./vol. (39.44° proof)
  • 21.7 grams of pure alcohol
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