Serve in aNick & Nora glass
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.
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
Gin-laced sweet and tart sloe berry sit over a savoury end to this particular Eclipse.
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.Harry Craddock, 1930
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.
One serving of Eclipse Cocktail (by Harry Craddock) contains 151 calories.