English Marmalade (a.k.a. Hawksmoor Marmalade Martini)

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Discerning Drinkers (58 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR marmalade with other ingredients in base of shaker to dissolve the marmalade. SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

4 barspoon Orange marmalade
2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
1/6 fl oz Strucchi Red Bitter Liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

The addition of bitter liqueur and aromatic bitters to the classic 1930 recipe from The Savoy Cocktail Book, lifts the Marmalade Cocktail to a new level of bittersweet complexity.

Variant:

Marmalade Cocktail - with orange marmalade, dry gin and lemon juice.
Breakfast Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, triple sec and lemon juice.
Milanese Breakfast Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, red bitter liqueur, lemon juice and prosecco.
Paddington Bear Martini - with orange marmalade, dry gin, pisco and bianco vermouth.
Breakfast Gimlet - with orange marmalade, dry gin, lime cordial and lemon juice.
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History:

Adapted from a recipe discovered in 2013 at Hawksmoor in Spitalfields, London, England. Huw Gott, Hawksmoor's co-founder, says the cocktail went on the menu soon after the restaurant and bar opened in 2006.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 23.27% alc./vol. (46.54° proof)
  • 21 grams of pure alcohol
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