Adventures In Mixology: The Stork Club

This mix of Gin, Triple Sec, Orange Juice, Lime Juice and a drop of Bitters was the house cocktail of New York’s famous Stork Club. The club was open from the end of Prohibition to the dawn of disco and was a hot spot for many famous faces. It was at the club that one night Ernest Hemingway beat up the warden of Sing Sing Prison. On a lighter note, John Kennedy courted Jackie there.

The Stork Club

  • 1 1/2 Oz. Gin
  • 1/2 Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • 1/4 Oz. Lime Juice 1 Oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters

Shake the ingredients well in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, then strain into a chilled Martini glass.

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About Michael Darling
Collector of the interesting and absurd.

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