Float lime zest coin-sized twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|3/4 fl oz||Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac|
|3/4 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|3/4 fl oz||Dutch Cacao white crème de cacao|
|3/4 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
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As the name suggests this is made for late-night sipping but, this delicately balanced sweet 'n' sour gin and cognac-laced cocktail is equally enjoyable served as an aperitivo or even for breakfast.
Adapted from a recipe in a 1935 souvenir pamphlet from the famous Sloppy Joe's bar in Havana, Cuba (courtesy of Beachbum Berry's Potions of the Caribbean).
One serving of Night Cap (Sloppy Joe's 1935) contains 165 calories.