Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Holland Gin Cocktail

2 dash Angostura bitters

Ingredient: Angostura bitters

What it is:  Bitters

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or Peyschaud bitters
2 dash gum syrup

Ingredient: gum syrup

Also Known As:  Gomme syrup What it is:  Syrup

An ingredient commonly used in mixed drinks. Like bar syrups, it is a sugar and water mixture, but has an added ingredient of gum arabic which acts as an emulsifier.

Substitution:  simple syrup

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1 jigger gin (Jenever)

Ingredient: gin (Jenever)

Also Known As:  Holland gin, , Dutch gin, Genever What it is:  Gin

Also called Holland Gin or Genever, it is a juniper-flavored and strongly alcoholic traditional liquor of the Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France, from which gin evolved.

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(Holland gin)
1 piece lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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peel

Mixing-​glass half-​full fine ice, two dashes Angostura bitters or Peyschaud bitters, two dashes gum-​syrup, one jigger Holland gin. Mix; strain into a cocktail-​glass. Add a piece of twisted lemon-​peel or a maraschino cherry.