The Lady Wears Red

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 241 calories in one serving of The Lady Wears Red.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

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Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

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 12 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
12 fl oz Aperol or other Italian red aperitivo
14 fl oz Grand Marnier liqueur
14 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
16 fl oz Fino sherry
16 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
16 fl oz Taylor's Velvet Falernum liqueur
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
14 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters
1 dash Orange bitters
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Our Comment:

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

About:

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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