Bernice

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Mint leaf pegged to rim or float very tip of mint sprig

How to make:

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

1 2/3 fl oz Ketel One Vodka
1/4 fl oz Galliano L'Autentico liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Sugar syrup (65.0°brix, 2 sugar to 1 water rich syrup)
1 dash La Fée Parisienne absinthe
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Review:

Best described as "A vodka daiquiri with a hint of herbal peppermint courtesy of Galliano."

History:

Created by "C. S. Berner", this cocktail first appears as the winning cocktail at a 1950 bartender's competition in The U.K.B.G. Guide to Drinks 1st edition published 1953 [and not in Ted Saucier's 1951 Bottoms Up! as we were previously led to believe. Having checked, I can't see it in Saucier's book.]

U.K.B.G., U.S.A. (West Coast) Cocktail Competition, 1950
"Bernice"
C. S. Berner
Shake well 1 oz. Vodka (Smirnoff), 1/2 oz. Galliano Liqueur, 3 drops Veritas (Pernod Fils), juice of 1/2 lime.

The U.K.B.G. Guide to Drinks, 1953

Nutrition:

One serving of Bernice contains 152 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 22.77% alc./vol. (45.54° proof)
  • 18.9 grams of pure alcohol
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