Serve inNick & Nora glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/2 fl oz||Kirschwasser (cherry) eau-de-vie|
|1/2 fl oz||Cherry Heering cherry brandy liqueur|
I've reduced the proportions of this cocktail by one-third as I believe, where such richly flavoured spirituous cocktails are concerned, less is more.
Adapted from a recipe by Jason E. Clapham at the St. Edward's MCR at Oxford, in turn, an adaption of a recipe in William "Cocktail Bill" Boothby's 1930 Swallows : World's Drinks And How To Mix Them.
ROSEWilliam Boothby, 1934
Gin . . . . . . . . ½ jigger
Kirschwasser . . . . . . . . ¼ jigger
Cherry Brandy . . . . . . . . ¼ jigger
Stir well with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass, add Maraschino cherry, twist lemon peel over and serve.
ROSE COCKTAIL. (FRENCH STYLE No. 2)Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930
¼ Cherry Brandy.
½ Dry Gin.
Stir well and strain into cocktail glass.
- 1.4 standard drinks
- 32.84% alc./vol. (65.68° proof)
- 19.7 grams of pure alcohol
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