Gin Daisy #2 (Jerry Thomas style)

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There are approximately 136 calories in one serving of Gin Daisy #2 (Jerry Thomas style).

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Serve in a

Martini glass


Seasonal berries

How to make:

SHAKE first four ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP with a splash of soda from a siphon.

1 1/2 fl oz Rutte Old Simon Genever
1/2 fl oz Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 Splash Soda from siphon

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The rich style of genever combines wonderfully with orange liqueur in this balanced classic.


Use almond (orgeat) syrup in place of sugar.


The origins of the Daisy are lost in time but the first written reference to it is in an 1866 novel called 'Gay Life in New York, or Fast Men and Grass Widows' by Henry Llewellyn Williams. This recipe is adapted from Jerry Thomas' 1876 'How to Mix Drinks'.

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