19.02.2009

Ein Griff ins Bücherregal - Lesevergnügen für den werdenden Gastronomen (4) - oder wer kennt Finkel Gin ?

Aus: "Cocktails - How to mix them" - by Robert, 1922

SLINGS

Straits Sling
This wellknown Singapore drink, thoroughly iced and shaken, contains:

2 dashes of Orange Bitters.
2 dashes of Angostura Bitters.
The juice of half a lemon.
1/8 gill of Bénédictine.
1/8 gill of Dry Cherry Brandy*
1/2 gill of Gin

Pour into a Tumbler and fill up with cold Soda Water

* Damit wird Kirsch Wasser gemeint sein. Fälschlicher Weise oft auch Kirsch Likör.
Siehe auch: The Origins of the Singapure Sling von Ted Haigh
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Falls jemand schon einmal eine Flasche FINKEL (Gin) in der Hand gehalten hat, bitte ich um Nachricht.... Aufmerksam geworden bin ich auf Finkel durch Angus Winchester beim letzten Ten Table in Wien. Er hatte davon in einer zweiten Ausgabe von Harry Schraemli gelesen. Sachdienliche Hinweise bitte gerne per Kommentar.