|1 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 fl oz||Triple sec liqueur (40%)|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|Top up with||Brut Champagne|
|1 dash||Orange bitters|
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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."