Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 2/3 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|5/6 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|5/6 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|1/12 fl oz||Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
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R.A.C. Special Cocktail
A one-to-one Perfect Martini with extra grenadine sweetness and orange bitters adding complexity.
The house cocktail at the Royal Automobile Club in London's Pall Mall. King Edward VII awarded this private members' club its royal title in 1907.
Adapted from a recipe in the 1933 The Green Cocktail Book written by the mysterious" Jimmy".
R.A.C.The Green Cocktail Book by Jimmy, 1932
2 parts Dry Gin.
1 part French Vermouth
1 part Italian Vermouth
1 dash Grenadine per cocktail
1 dash Orange Bitters per cocktail
Squeeze a piece of orange peel on top, and serve with a cherry.
The R.A.C. also appears in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
R.A.C. SPECIAL COCKTAIL.Harry Craddock, 1930
2 Dashes Orange Bitters.
¼ French Vermouth.
¼ Italian Vermouth.
½ Dry Gin.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Squeeze orange peel on top.
One serving of RAC Cocktail contains 168 calories.