May Fair

Deeply tasty
1 oz Gin, Tanqueray
12 oz Aquavit, Linie
12 oz Aquavit, Krogstad
1 oz Sweet vermouth (D&C 'house' blend is equal parts Dolin Rouge/ Punt e Mes)
14 oz Bénédictine
2 ds Bitters, Angostura
2 ds Peychaud's Bitters (D&C 'house' blend is 2 parts Peychauds/1 part Bitter Truth Creole)
1 twst Orange peel
Stir with ice, strain into double rocks glas with big cube. Garnish with orange zest.
I only had Linie aquavit so used a full ounce of that instead of the split with Krogstad. Still delicious.
From other users
  • Subbed aquavit brands so probably didn't get the full effect. Friend's reaction made me wonder if dry rather than sweet vermouth would work. — ☆☆☆☆
  • A bit too sweet for my taste. Maybe reduce the vermouth? — ☆☆☆☆
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