Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe)

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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 1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1 1/2 fl oz Fino sherry
2 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
2 drop Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

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

History:

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

Nutrition:

One serving of Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe) contains 81 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.9 standard drinks
  • 14.06% alc./vol. (28.12° proof)
  • 12.8 grams of pure alcohol
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