Turf Club Cocktail (Kappeler's Recipe)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Coupe
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

402 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Turf Club Cocktail (Kappeler's Recipe) image

Serve in

Coupe

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Old Tom gin
3 dash Orange bitters
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
1/6 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
3/4 fl oz Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
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Review:

Reminiscent of a Martini but sans vermouth, sweetened with dash of sugar and balanced by heavy use of bitters.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in George J. Kappeler's 1895 book, Modern American Drinks.

A detailed history of the Turf cocktail can be found on our Turf cocktail page.

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