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Fluffy Ruffles
Fluffy Ruffles cocktail: a recipe named after a 1908 musical.

Recipe

For 1 person
4 cl rum
4 cl vermouth rosso

How to make

Technique: shaker / Glass: martini / Type: short drink (8cl) / Time: 3 mn
  1. Shake the rum and vermouth rosso with a few ice cubes.

  2. Strain into a martini glass.

  3. Decorate with a slice of lime.

History

The cocktail Fluffy Ruffles is a short drink composed of rum and red vermouth in equal parts, it appeared in 1917 in Recipes for Mixed Drinks by Hugo R Ensslin . Hugo calls for precisely using Cuban rum for this recipe.

"Fluffy Ruffles" is a rather strange name for a cocktail. This name could be taken from a musical comedy by Hattie Williams which was launched at the Criterion Theatre in New York in the fall of 1908, "Fluffy Ruffles" was also a 1919 musical composition composed by George Hamilton Green.

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