Lion's Tail

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lime zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1/3 fl oz Pimento dram liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

A heavily Allspice Dram liqueur influenced, Daiquiri-like, bourbon-based cocktail.

History:

Adapted from a recipe that first appeared in Café Royal Cocktail Book, published in London in 1937. However, the drinks creator is likely to have been an American bartender driven to London by Prohibition. "Twisting the lion's tail" was an American slang expression for provoking the British which emerged during the period of American Anglophobia between the World Wars.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 207 calories in one serving of Lion's Tail.

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