Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Nick & Nora glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 108 calories in one serving of Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe).

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe) image

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & olive - preferably pimiento-stuffed ('pimola' olive)

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 12 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1 12 fl oz Fino sherry
2 dash Orange bitters
2 drop Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

This bone dry cocktail makes for a great aperitif, but you may find the Bamboo 'Perfect' version of this cocktail easier going.

About:

Adapted from a recipe in William T. Boothby's 1908 World Drinks and How to Mix Them.

For more information on the origin of the Bamboo cocktail, see our Bamboo cocktail page.

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