Colonel's Big Opu

Difford's Guide




There are approximately 151 calories in one serving of Colonel's Big Opu.

Styles & Flavours

Colonel's Big Opu image

Serve in a

Collins glass


Orange slice & cherry on stick (sail)

How to make:

SHAKE first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with champagne and serve with straws.

1 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
1 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
Top up with Brut Champagne
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura

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A long, fruity yet dry drink charged with champagne.


Adapted from a recipe by Victor J. Bergeron's and taken from his Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide (1972 revised edition), where he writes "This is one of our old drinks. The colonel's big opu: the colonel's big belly."

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