Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Cocktail Wednesdays: Alfonso (Special) Cocktail

Alfonso (special) cocktail

The posts have become few and far between, I know. A hard day - a hard week so far- and it's a good day for a cocktail. I opened Harry Craddock's Savoy Cocktail Book, and we settled on the Alfonso (Special) Cocktail.

Alfonso (Special) Cocktail
1 dash Angostura Bitters
4 dashes Sweet Vermouth
1 oz Dry Gin
1 oz French Vermouth
2 oz Orange Liqueur

Shake over ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

The verdict: The main flavor is that of the orange liqueur, but it is tempered by the rest of the cocktail. Scott especially likes it.

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