London Sour

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Serve in

Collins glass...
2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
½ fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
fl oz Giffard Orgeat Syrup
fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
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How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

Garnish:

Orange slice & mint sprig

Comment:

Our thanks to Brent Evans for pointing us towards this tasty cocktail which he describes as “Scotch whisky blended with fresh oranges, lemons and a whisper of almond.” We tried with egg white, usually our preference in a sour, but prefer this one without the resulting foam. We also found upping the orange juice and serving long preferable.

About:

Created by Trader Vic himself for the opening of the Hyde Park Hilton, London branch of his eponymous restaurant chain in 1963.

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