Yellow Daisy

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 254 calories in one serving of Yellow Daisy.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Yellow Daisy image

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in a

Libbey Speakeasy Coupe 8.5oz

Garnish:

Pink grapefruit (or lemon) zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE (or stir) all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 13 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 13 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
23 fl oz Grand Marnier liqueur
3 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
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Our comment:

This is the kind of cocktail that many bartenders will want to stir rather than shake. However, it is classically shaken. Herbal, zesty and spirituous. Absinthe plays a key role but does not overwhelm.

History:

Despite its name, the Yellow Daisy is not a member of the daisy family of cocktails. Best described as a sweetened and aromatised Martini, It was a popular drink in the early 20th century and featured in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book accompanied by a notation saying the drink was the favourite of, and perhaps invented by, Richard William "Deadwood Dick" Clark. He was a famous larger-than-life wild west character of the day who mixed with the likes of Buffalo Bill and Calamity Jane.

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