|2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lemon juice|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Giffard Orgeat Syrup|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if wet ice)|
Almond and lemon flavoured gin. Subtle, citrusy and dry.
This old classic was originally made to an 8:4:4 formula, but in his 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks David A. Embury's opts for an 8:2:1 formula, describing the original formulation as "horrible". We've gone a step further in the quest for balance and deliciousness with a 12:3:2 formula.