Green Dragon Cocktail

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14. December 2014 by swizzzlestick

The Green Dragon Cocktail looks modern and fancy! However, this minty gin drink is from the the Savoy Cocktail Book (1930).

Ingredients (given in unitless proportions)

1/8 Lemon Juice, 1/8 Kümmel, 1/4 Green Mint, 1/2 Dry Gin, 4 dashes Peach Bitters, garnish: 1 Lemon Peel (optional, my own choice)

Preparation

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with the lemon peel.

green dragon cocktail

 

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3 thoughts on “Green Dragon Cocktail

  1. Oh me Oh my says:

    Do you suppose Green Chartreuse could be sub’d in for the kummel with a similar end result in flavor?

    • Unfortunately I believe the result would be quite different as the Chartreuse is quite sweet and herbal accented by anise, but the kummel is dry with a very intense taste of caraway.

      In the internet I have found home made kummel based on vodka and caraway seeds (and some fennel seeds and cumin). I believe this would be a better substitute.

      Cheers!

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