Ford Cocktail

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Serve in

Coupe glass...
2 fl oz Tanqueray Old Tom gin
1 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
2 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

Comment:

The Ford Cocktail is a Martini-style cocktail sweetened by both the use of old tom gin and Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur (not B&B) served ‘wet’ with a generous splash of dry vermouth. The orange bitters and zest are essential to the drink’s success.

About:

Adapted from a recipe in George J Kappeler's 1900 book, Modern American Drinks.

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