Irresistible

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Discerning Drinkers (36 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe 1920 7.75oz

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

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

3/4 fl oz Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)
3/4 fl oz Gold rum (1-3 years old mellow light)
1/2 fl oz Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur
1/2 fl oz Strucchi Rosso Vermouth
1/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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Review:

Rum-laced, herbal yet delicate with cleansing citrus notes.

Variant:

Apricot brandy liqueur in place of Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Stanley M. Jones' 1977 Jones' Complete Barguide.

IRRESISTIBLE
Cocktail Glass
Shake
1-1/2 oz rum
1/2 oz sweet vermouth
1/4 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz Benedictine
(Substitute 1/4 oz apricot flavoured brandy for Benedictine

Stanley M. Jones, 1977

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 23.02% alc./vol. (46.04° proof)
  • 21.3 grams of pure alcohol
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