Improved Gin Cocktail
Ingredient: Boker's bittersWhat it is: Bitters
Ingredient: maraschinoWhat it is: Liqueur
Ingredient: absintheWhat it is: Spirit
Ingredient: lemonWhat it is: Fruit
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.
Made the same way as the Improved Brandy Cocktail substituting Holland or Old Tom gin for the brandy.
[Fill glass one-third full of shaved ice, shake well, and strain into a fancy cocktail glass. The flavor is improved by moistening the edge of the cocktail glass with a piece of lemon.]