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Journalist

Australian Gourmet Traveller cocktail recipe for Journalist by Matt Bax

By Matthew Bax
  • Serves 1
Journalist
Journalist

Attributed to pre-war bar legend Harry Craddock, who tended bar at London’s Savoy, a bar frequented by the Fleet Street press hounds.

Ingredients

  • 40 ml gin
  • 10 ml dry vermouth (see note)
  • 10 ml sweet vermouth (see note)
  • Dash of Cointreau
  • Dash of lemon juice
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • To garnish: orange twist

Method

Main
  • 1
    Add all ingredients except orange twist to a shaker half-filled with ice. Shake hard and fast, strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with an orange twist and serve.

Notes

Bax uses Noilly Prat dry vermouth and Punt e Mes sweet vermouth.

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  • Author: Matthew Bax