Old Acquaintance

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Discerning Drinkers (142 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Strucchi Red Bitter Liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
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Review:

Dry, bitter, very refreshing and mouth-puckering with grapefruit and gin bittered and coloured by red Italian bitters.

History:

Adapted from a recipe by Henrik Buus Larsen, which in turn is a riff on the Old Friend cocktail.

Nutrition:

One serving of Old Acquaintance contains 195 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 15.98% alc./vol. (31.96° proof)
  • 18 grams of pure alcohol
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