Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|5/6 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|5/6 fl oz||Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur|
|1/2 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1/4 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|2 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
|1/3 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
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Dry yet slightly sweet with hints of orange, gin and warm spice.
A vintage cocktail of unknown origin that features in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book, William "Cocktail Bill" Boothby's posthumously published 1934 World's Drinks And How To Mix Them; and Victor J. Bergeron's 1972 Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide Revised.
ALFONSO (SPECIAL) COCKTAIL.Harry Craddock, 1930
1 Dash Angostura Bitters.
4 Dashes Italian Vermouth.
¼ Dry Gin.
¼ French Vermouth.
½ Grand Marnier.
Shake well and strain into chilled cocktail.
ALFONSOWilliam Boothby, 1934
Grand Marnier . . . . . ½ jigger
Gin . . > > >. . . . . . . . ¼ jigger
Fr. Vermouth . . . . . . ¼ jigger
Bitters . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 drops
Shake well with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass and serve.
ALFONSO COCKTAILVictor Bergeron, 1972
½ ounce gin
1 ounce Grand Marnier liqueur
½ ounce French vermouth
4 dashes Italian vermouth
1 dash Angostura bitters
Shake with ice cubes. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
One serving of Alfonso (Special) contains 143 calories.