Red Lion Cocktail (modern recipe)

Red Lion Cocktail (modern recipe) image

Serve in

Nick & Nora glass...
fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
¾ fl oz Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge
¾ fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
¼ fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/12 fl oz Giffard Grenadine Syrup
1/12 fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
1 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.


Half rim glass with orange juice and sugar coated rim & orange zest twist (discarded)


The sophisticated drinker’s answer to a gin and juice with dry gin and Grand Marnier liqueur made all the more fruity with orange juice, lemon juice and pomegranate syrup.


Adapted from Arthur Tarling’s 1933 competition winning recipe by yours truly (Simon Difford) in August 2016. Please see our Red Lion encyclopedia page for the full story.

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