Blue Monday

Difford's Guide
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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Ketel One Citroen Vodka
3/4 fl oz Blue curaçao liqueur
1/2 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
2 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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AKA:

Caucasian

Review:

Disco blue but medium dry with a bittersweet orange taste.

History:

Adapted from Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. His recipe called for ¼ triple sec liqueur, ¾ vodka and 1 dash blue food colouring. The Blue Monday also appears in Patrick Gavin Duffy’s 1934 The Official Mixer’s Manual.

Nutrition:

One serving of Blue Monday contains 224 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 25.97% alc./vol. (51.94° proof)
  • 25.5 grams of pure alcohol
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