Diplomat

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Review:

Wonderfully aromatic and dry. More of an aperitivo than a digestivo.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. The Diplomat also notably appears in Patrick Gavin Duffy's 1934 The Official Mixer's Manual.

DIPLOMAT COCKTAIL.
1 Dash Maraschino.
2/3 French Vermouth.
1/3 Italian Vermouth.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Add cherry and squeeze lemon peel on top.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Diplomat Cocktail
1 Dash Maraschino
2/3 French Vermouth
1/3 Italian Vermouth
Stir well in ice and strain into glass. Add Cherry and squeeze Lemon Peel on top.
Use glass number 1

The Official Mixer's Manual, Patrick Gavin Duffy, 1934 (glass No.1 is a Nick & Nora)

Nutrition:

One serving of Diplomat contains 109 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1 standard drinks
  • 15.1% alc./vol. (30.2° proof)
  • 14.4 grams of pure alcohol
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