Grapefruit zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Blended Scotch whisky|
|3/4 fl oz||Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)|
|3/4 fl oz||Honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water)|
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Delicately peaty Scotch whisky with rich rounding honey balancing tart zesty grapefruit. This recipe will stand a much bigger slug of bourbon, particularly if using a more mellow honey.
When based on bourbon this becomes a Brown Derby.
This recipe is adapted from Judge Jr.'s 1927 Here's How! where its name is spelt "De Riguer" with one 'u'.
De RiguerJudge Jr., 1927
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¼ grapefruit juice;
The same recipe (½ Whisky, ¼ grapefruit juice, ¼ honey) is repeated in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
One serving of De Rigueur contains 166 calories.