1 oz Cognac
1 oz Gin

Shake briskly, serve in Manhattan glass.


Cut down on the Cointreau to make a dryer cocktail. Note: In David Embury 'Fine Art of Mixing Drinks' sub White Rum for Gin and cut lemon down to only 1/2 oz.


The King David Hotel was built in 1929 in Jerusalem. The hotel bombing was an attack carried out by the militant right-wing Zionist underground organization Irgun on the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on 22 July 1946. 91 people of various nationalities were killed and 46 were injured. (Wikipedia)

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From Weber's Bar Book at the King David Hotel, Jerusalem.
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The Gentleman's Companion, vol. 2 by Charles H. Baker (1939)

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Used Grand Marnier no 2 in lieu of Cointreau. Also needed a little luxardo maraschino cherry juice.