Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/3 fl oz||Hayman's London Dry Gin|
|1/3 fl oz||Calvados / apple brandy / straight applejack|
|1/3 fl oz||Blue curaçao liqueur|
|2/3 fl oz||Strucchi Dry Vermouth|
|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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Aquamarine blue, this delicately fruity gin-based cocktail is dried by a splash of vermouth and soured by lemon juice.
In William James "Billy" 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.
DARLINGTON.William J. Tarling, Café Royal Cocktail Book, 1937
Invented by J. B. O'Brien
4/10 Booth's Gin.
1/10 Calvados, Un Trou Normand.
1/10 Blue Curaçao, Bols.
2/10 French Vermouth, Noilly Prat.
2/10 Fresh Lemon Juice.
Dash Gomme Syrup.
One serving of Darlington contains 197 calories.