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East India Cocktail


East India Cocktail

(Updated #8)


Glass: Martini

Garnish: Orange zest twist

Method: SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Origin: An old classic. This recipe is adapted from one in Ted Haigh's book Vintage Spirits & Forgotten Cocktails.

Comment: Wonderfully complex and rounded...a serious drink for serious drinkers.


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