Guards

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Discerning Drinkers (27 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Nude Savage Pony glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (expressed & discarded) and Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Strucchi Rosso Vermouth
1/6 fl oz Orange Curaçao liqueur
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

Old Guard but this Sweet Martini, which benefits from a splash of orange curaçao, deserves a place on modern cocktail lists.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Stanley M. Jones' 1977 Jones' Complete Barguide.

GUARDS
Cocktail Glass
Stir
1-3/4 oz gin
3/4 0z sweet vermouth
1/4 0z orange curacao
Orange peel and /or Cherry

Stanley M. Jones, Jones' Complete Barguide, 1977

Nutrition:

One serving of Guards contains 158 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 28.63% alc./vol. (57.26° proof)
  • 22.3 grams of pure alcohol
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