|Giffard Abricot du Roussillon|
|Rutte Sloe Gin|
|Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
Dilution is key to this fruity bittersweet cocktail, hence the possible need to add some water depending on your ice.
Created and originally served at New York's old Waldorf-Astoria prior to 1920. This recipe is adapted from Albert Stevens Crockett's 1935 The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. The drink is named after Sir Charles Spencer 'Charlie' Chaplin (1889-1977), the English slapstick comic actor of the silent film era, who was at the height of his career when this eponymous cocktail was created.