New Amsterdam

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Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/3 fl oz Rutte Old Simon Genever
2/3 fl oz Kirschwasser (cherry) eau-de-vie
1/12 fl oz Demerara/Muscovado/brown sugar syrup (2 sugar:1 water)
2 dash Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters
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Review:

A delicately flavoured and lightly balanced genever based drink with hints of kirsch and aromatic Creole bitters.

History:

Adapted from a drink created in 2006 by Jim Meehan at PDT, New York City, USA. This cocktail features in Jim's 2011 The PDT Cocktail Book.

NEW AMSTERDAM
2 oz. Bols Genever
1 oz. Clear Creek Kirschwasser
1 barspoon Demerara Syrup
2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe.
Garnish with a Lemon twist
Manhattan was first colonized by Dutch traders, who named the island and surrounding area New Amsterdam.

Jim Meehan, 2011

Nutrition:

One serving of New Amsterdam contains 115 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 31.21% alc./vol. (62.42° proof)
  • 19.7 grams of pure alcohol
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