The Lady Wears Red

Difford's Guide



There are approximately 237 calories in one serving of The Lady Wears Red.

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Serve in a

Martini glass


Champagne foam

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. FLOAT champagne foam made by macerating orange zests in champagne overnight, adding gelatin and charging with N2O siphon.

1 1/2 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
1/2 fl oz Aperol or other Italian red aperitivo
1/4 fl oz Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur
1/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1/6 fl oz Fino sherry
1/6 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1/6 fl oz Falernum liqueur
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Bob's Grapefruit Bitters
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura

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This 'Lady' is high maintenance but she delivers a complex reward.


Adapted from a drink created in 2008 by Ben Carlotto at The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh, Scotland. The original recipe calls for homemade dry orange syrup made by macerating orange zests in a blend of different sugars with Lillet Blanc and fino sherry. It also calls for homemade citrus bitters, a complex mixture of kaffir lime leaves, various citrus elements, and spices like cardamom and cassia.

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