1 1⁄2 oz Gin
1⁄2 oz Dry vermouth
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
Instructions

Shake, strain, up.

History

Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Harry Craddock, as modified by Erik Ellestad.
Year
1920s
Is an
authentic recipe
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  • This ended up being too acidic for me though I didn't get the syrupy note that others did. I would try again but with reduced lemon juice. — ★★
  • Yum. Gotta love cocktails from the Savoy. I did not find it too syrupy. — ★★★★
  • Not terrible, but for me, not good. Drier than I expected, but very cough syrupy. The gin and the heering do not mix well here. — ★
  • Made this with Tanq Old Tom and Noilly Prat. Fantastic: pleasantly drier than expected, almost spicy. — ★★★★★
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Comments

Tried it with a couple different gins. The bitterness of vermouth comes through with Plymouth. Used the Bombay London Dry (not sapphire) and it was well balanced, not too sweet, not too Dry, not too acidic.