Lemon (or orange) zest twist
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 fl oz||Calvados & straight applejacks|
|1 fl oz||Hayman's London Dry Gin|
|1 fl oz||Rosso/rouge (sweet) vermouth|
|1/6 fl oz||Green Chartreuse liqueur|
Apple brandy with complex botanical influences from both gin and Chartreuse mellowed by botanically enriched fortified wine. If you like spirit-forward cocktails, then this Yale Fence on monastic steroids takes some beating.
An exhumed classic recommended to us by Jason E. Clapham who says "the war of the name rhymes with bar, at one time as a slang word for working day.
This cocktail notably features in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
WARDAY'S COCKTAIL.Harry Craddock, 1930
1 Teaspoon Chartreuse.
1/3 Italian Vermouth.
1/3 Dry Gin.
1/3 Calavdos or Apple Brandy.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.