Notes

The Emerson is a cousin to the Last Word and Aviation, or, if you prefer, a Martinez Sour. Altered from the original measurements to make a more spirituous and drier cocktail. Improved by the addition of bitter vermouth. Some suggest Dubonnet in its place.

History

Appears in Jacques Straub's Drinks, 1914.

Cocktail summary
Year
1914
Is an
altered recipe
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  • Greenhook Old Tom Gin, Atsby Armadillo Cake Vermouth. Very tasty but lacking in depth, otherwise would have been a 5. — ★★★★
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  • on the sweet side. — ★★★★
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