Bijou Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

Difford's Guide
User Rating (12 ratings)

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Photographed in an

Urban Bar Nick & Nora

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.



Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above.

Buy direct from
the_whisky_exchange store logo
£ -.--

Makes a minimum of ... cocktails
Just £ -.-- per cocktail*

* This list may not include all required ingredients.
Price per cocktail is an estimate based on the cost of making one cocktail with the available ingredients shown above and does not include any postage charges.

AKA:

Amber Dream

Review:

It is not uncommon to see this drink stipulated with equal parts gin, Chartreuse and sweet vermouth, as called for in Harry Johnson's Bartender's Manual. In fact that's the norm. Equal parts works, but it makes for a drink strong enough to drop a rhinoceros with Chartreuse overly dominant (and I love Chartreuse).

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Dry/sour

History:

Recipe adapted from Harry Johnson's 1900 Bartender's Manual which calls for "1/3 wine glass Chartreuse (green); 1/3 wine glass vermouth (Italian); 1/3 wine glass of Plymouth gin; 1 dash orange bitters". The Bijou first appeared in C. F. Lawlor's 1895 book The Mixicologist as equal parts gin, Grand Marnier and sweet vermouth.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 143 calories in one serving of Bijou Cocktail (Difford's recipe).

Join the Discussion


... comment(s) for Bijou Cocktail (Difford's recipe)

You must log in to your account to make a comment.

Report comment
Buy direct from
the_whisky_exchange store logo
£ -.--

Makes a minimum of ... cocktails
Just £ -.-- per cocktail*

* This list may not include all required ingredients.
Price per cocktail is an estimate based on the cost of making one cocktail with the available ingredients shown above and does not include any postage charges.
Buy direct from
Difford's Guide
Cocktails Made Easy Jigger Cocktail Measure
Cocktails Made Easy Jigger Cocktail Measure
£8.29 £8.29 exc VAT
Low stock

You must be logged in to submit a rating

Click here to login