East India Cocktail

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According to the rare Bartender’s Manual by Harry Johnson published in 1900, this cocktail was a favorite with the English living in East India.

This is one smooth drink with a sophisticated tropical flavor.

makes: 1 drink
slightly adapted from: The PDT Cocktail Book

1 ¾ ounce Martell V.S.O.P (I used Christian Brothers brandy)
½ ounce curacao
½ ounce pineapple juice
¼ ounce Pampero Aniversario Rum
2 dashes orange bitters (I used Regans)

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Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with an orange twist.

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