Turf Club Cocktail (Kappeler's Recipe)

Difford's Guide



Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon


There are approximately 392 calories in one serving of Turf Club Cocktail (Kappeler's Recipe).

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Serve in a

Coupe glass


Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Old Tom gin
3 dash Orange bitters
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
16 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
34 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

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Our comment:

Reminiscent of a Martini but sans vermouth, sweetened with dash of sugar and balanced by heavy use of bitters.


Adapted from a recipe in George J. Kappeler's 1895 book, Modern American Drinks.

A detailed history of the Turf cocktail can be found on our Turf cocktail page.

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