Bamboo Cocktail (Boothby's 1908 recipe)

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fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
fl oz Fino sherry
2 dash Angostura Orange Bitters
2 drop Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.


Lemon zest twist (discarded) & olive - preferably pimiento-stuffed ('pimola' olive)


This bone dry cocktail makes for a great aperitif, but you may find the Bamboo 'Perfect' version of this cocktail easier going.


Adapted from a recipe in William T. Boothby's 1908 World Drinks and How to Mix Them.

For more information on the origin of the Bamboo cocktail, see our Bamboo cocktail page.


101 Calories

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