Lemon zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 1/2 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1/4 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe (omit for Cocktails Made Easy)|
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Despite the maraschino liqueur this Martini-style cocktail is dry and punchy.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry Johnson's 1900 Bartenders' Manual.
Turf Cocktail.Harry Johnson, 1900
(Use a large bar glass.)
¾ full of shave ice;
2 or 3 dashes of orange bitters;
2 or 3 dashes of maraschino;
2 dashes of absinthe;
½ wine glass of French vermouth;
½ wine glass of Plymouth gin;
Stir up well with a spoon, strain into a cocktail glass, putting in a medium-size olive; and serve.
One serving of Turf Club Cocktail (Johnson's recipe) contains 167 calories.