Paradise Cocktail

Lesser-known classic more sweet and fruity than a Martini and nice before summer dinners.
2 oz Gin
1 12 t Apricot liqueur
1 oz Orange juice
12 oz Lemon juice
Instructions
Shake, strain, serve up.
History
Harry Craddock published the earliest recipe for the Paradise Cocktail. Craddock prepared this cocktail using gin, apricot brandy (apricot liqueur), orange juice in a 2:1:1 ratio, with a splash of lemon juice. This version is David Wondrich's take on this IBA Unforgettable All-Day cocktail
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