Alaska #1 (Savoy Recipe)

Alaska #1 (Savoy Recipe) image

Serve in

Martini glass...
fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
¾ fl oz Chartreuse Jaune (Yellow Chartreuse) Liqueur
1 fl oz Fino sherry
3 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
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How to make:

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

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

AKA:

Nome

Comment:

We've added a shot of dry sherry as recommended by David Embury in his 1948 'Fine Art of Mixing Drinks'.

About:

In his 1930 'The Savoy Cocktail Book', Harry Craddock writes, "so far as can be ascertained this delectable potion is NOT the staple diet of the Esquimaux. It was probably first thought of in South Carolina – hence its name."

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