Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail
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Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.58 / 5
From Harry Craddock’s 'Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. The book says: "Invented by THE Mr. Sutton. Chelsea Paper, please copy. This is a very troublesome form of refreshment." From Harry Craddock’s 'Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. The book says: "Invented by THE Mr. Sutton. Chelsea Paper, please copy. This is a very troublesome form of refreshment."
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Savoy Cockail Book
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30.42% | 3.65 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds or until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different type of bitters if I don't have orange bitters for Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute orange bitters with other bitters like Angostura or aromatic bitters for a slightly different flavor profile. However, using orange bitters is recommended to maintain the cocktail's original taste.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is it important to shake and not stir Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail?

Shaking the cocktail with ice, as opposed to stirring, quickly chills the drink while also introducing a small amount of dilution and aeration. This enhances the flavors and texture, making the cocktail colder and more refreshing.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What garnish goes well with Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail?

A twist of orange peel or a thin slice of orange works well as a garnish for Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail. It complements the citrus notes from the orange liqueur and bitters.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 30.42%, Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail is on the higher side compared to many standard cocktails which typically range between 20-30% alcohol by volume. This makes it a stronger option.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I make a sweeter version of Mr Eric Sutton's Gin Blind Cocktail?

Yes, to make a sweeter version, you can slightly increase the amount of orange liqueur, or add a dash of simple syrup. Adjust according to taste, but be mindful to keep the balance of flavors.

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