Serve inCoupe glass
Apricot slice on rim or orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Hayman's London Dry Gin|
|3/4 fl oz||Calvados / apple brandy / straight applejack|
|3/4 fl oz||Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur|
|1/3 fl oz||Chilled water|
Apricot fortified by gin and apple brandy. Craddock's 1930 recipe calls for this cocktail to be shaken rather than stirred, indeed it's a cocktail that benefits from a little dilution, hence the addition of water.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
EMPIRE COCKTAIL.Harry Craddock, 1930
¼ Apricot Brandy.
Shake well and strain into chilled glass.