Waterlily

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Discerning Drinkers (48 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe 1920 7.75oz

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

3/4 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40% alc./vol.)
1/2 fl oz Crème de violette liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/3 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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Review:

This striking, very floral, pale aquamarine-yellow riff on the Corpse Reviver No.2 (with crème de violette replacing Lillet Blanc) is not so far removed from an Aviation.

History:

Adapted from an equal parts (¾oz each gin, triple sec, Crème de violette and lemon juice) recipe created in 2007 by Richard Boccato at Little Branch bar in Tribeca, New York City, USA.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 19.73% alc./vol. (39.46° proof)
  • 17.8 grams of pure alcohol
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