Twentieth Century Cocktail
This 1937 British cocktail, named for a train that ran between Manhattan and Chicago for much of the twentieth century, strikes an unexpected balance between velvety crème de cacao and refreshing gin, lemon juice, and Lillet.
Enlarge Image Credit: Maxime IattoniMAKES 1 COCKTAIL
INGREDIENTS1½ oz. gin
¾ oz. Lillet Blanc
½ oz. light crème de cacao
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
1 lemon twist, to garnish
INSTRUCTIONSCombine gin, Lillet Blanc, crème de cacao, and juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; cover and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with lemon twist.
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