Ford Cocktail

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Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 190 calories in one serving of Ford Cocktail.

Styles & Flavours

Ford Cocktail image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Old Tom gin
1 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
13 fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
2 dash Orange bitters
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Comment:

The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not B&B) served 'wet' with a generous splash of dry vermouth. The orange bitters and zest are essential to the drink's success.

About:

Adapted from a recipe in George J. Kappeler's 1895 Modern American Drinks. Kappler's 1895 recipe stipulates, "Three dashes Benedictine, three dashes orange bitters, half a jigger Tom gin, half a jigger French vermouth. Mix in a mixing-glass half-full fine ice. Strain into a cocktail-glass. Add a twisted orange peel."

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