Doctor No. 3

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Discerning Drinkers (2 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Swedish Punsch liqueur
3/4 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
3 drop Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)
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Review:

Tangy Swedish Punch freshened with orange and lemon juice.

Variant:

Doctor - equal parts light rum and Swedish punch with a barspoon of both lemon and orange juice.
In his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David A. Embury says, "There are numerous recipes for this drink. Here are several. Shake well with cracked ice.
Doctor No. 1 Equal parts of lime juice and Swedish Punch.
Doctor No. 2 Equal parts of lemon juice, Swedish Punch, and gin. This is also known as the Greta Garbo.
Doctor No. 3 One part lemon juice, 1 part orange juice, 2 parts Swedish Punch.
Doctor No. 4 One part lime juice, 2 parts Jamaican rum, 3 parts Swedish Punch."

History:

In his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, David A. Embury lists a Doctor No. 3 comprising "One part lemon juice, 1 part orange juice, 2 parts Swedish Punch."

Alcohol content:

  • 0.7 standard drinks
  • 10.52% alc./vol. (21.04° proof)
  • 9.5 grams of pure alcohol
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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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