High Kick

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Discerning Drinkers (9 ratings)

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Skewered olive

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Blended Scotch whisky
3/4 fl oz Mentzendorff Kümmel liqueur
3/4 fl oz Strucchi Dry Vermouth
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Review:

Plenty of dilution is key to this caraway and Scotch dominated cocktail that is sure to appeal to Kummel fanciers.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created by Arthur Tarling and first published in his brother's (William James "Billy" Tarling) 1937 Café Royal Bar Book.

HIGH KICK
Invented by A. A. Tarling
1/2 Whisky.
1/4 Kummel.
1/4 French Vermouth.
Good dash of Absinthe.
Mix.

William J. Tarling, Café Royal Bar Book, 1937

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 26.77% alc./vol. (53.54° proof)
  • 24.1 grams of pure alcohol
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