Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all the ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Portobello Old Tom|
|3/4 fl oz||Yellow Chartreuse liqueur|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
|1/3 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
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Made with an Old Tom gin with amplified botanicals and minimal sugar (some are way too sweet) produces a spiritous and, if you hit the right dilution, tasty and complex cocktail.
Adapted from a recipe in Jacques Straub's 1914 book Drinks. The proportions are exactly as per his recipe but Straub calls for his Alaska to be shaken rather than stirred.
There are approximately 174 calories in one serving of Alaska (Straub's 1914 recipe).