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Algonquin Cocktail Recipe

Algonquin Cocktail Recipe

The Algonquin cocktail is named after the famous Algonquin Hotel in New York City, where it was created. The hotel was a popular gathering place for writers and intellectuals in the 1920s and 1930s, including Dorothy Parker, who was a regular at the hotel's famous Round Table.

The cocktail itself is a mix of rye whiskey, dry vermouth, and pineapple juice. It is said to have been a favorite of Parker's, who reportedly referred to it as "the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet."

here's the recipe for the Algonquin Cocktail:

Ingredients for the Algonquin Cocktail Recipe:

  • 2 oz. rye whiskey
  • 3/4 oz. dry vermouth
  • 3/4 oz. pineapple juice
  • Lemon twist or pineapple wedge (for garnish)

Instructions for how to make a Algonquin Cocktail:

  1. Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Add rye whiskey, dry vermouth, and pineapple juice.
  3. Shake well for about 10-15 seconds.
  4. Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with a lemon twist or pineapple wedge.

Enjoy your Algonquin Cocktail!

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