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Gibson cocktail
Gibson cocktail : a recipe made with gin and vermouth dry.

Recipe

For 1 person
5 cl gin
2 cl vermouth dry (Martini...)

How to make

Technique: mixing glass / Glass: martini / Type: short drink (7cl) / Time: 1 mn
  1. Pour the gin, dry vermouth and a few ice cubes into a mixing glass.

  2. Stir with a mixing spoon.

  3. Strain into a martini glass.

  4. Garnish with 2 small onions on a skewer.

History

The first traces of the Gibson cocktail can be found in an article by Edward Townsend in the New York World in 1898.

It was in the Bohemian Club of San Francisco that Edward Townsend led that the Gibson was invented, by one of the members of the Club, giving its name at cocktails. The first book to publish the complete Gibson recipe was in 1908, in The World's Drinks and How to Mix Them by William Boothby.

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