Oriental

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Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 205 calories in one serving of Oriental.

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Oriental image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Rye whiskey 100 proof / 50% alc./vol.
3/4 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
3/4 fl oz Orange Curaçao liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
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Review:

Be warned this dry, orangey whiskey-based cocktail packs a punch.

History:

Adapted from 1930 the The Savoy Cocktail Book where author Harry Craddock writes of this drink, "In August, 1924, an American Engineer nearly died of fever in the Philippines, and only the extraordinary devotion of Dr. B– saved his life. As an act of gratitude the Engineer gave Dr. B– the recipe of this cocktail."

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