Eclipse Cocktail (by Harry Craddock)

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Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

Drop pitted black olive into glass and cover with grenadine. STIR gin and sloe gin with ice and carefully strain and slowly pour down the shaft of a bar spoon to layer over grenadine.

1 1/2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Portobello Road Sloe & Blackcurrant Gin
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Review:

Gin-laced sweet and tart sloe berry sit over a savoury end to this particular Eclipse.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created in 1927 to Harry Craddock to celebrate the 1927 total solar eclipse across England that year and first published in his 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.

ECLIPSE COCKTAIL.
1/3 Dry Gin. 2/3 Sloe Gin.
Put enough Grenadine in a cocktail glass to cover a ripe olive. Mix the spirits together and pour gently onto the grenadine so that it does not mix. Squeeze orange peel on top.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Eclipse Cocktail (by Harry Craddock) contains 151 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 32.2% alc./vol. (64.4° proof)
  • 21.7 grams of pure alcohol
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