Old Acquaintance
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Old Acquaintance
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.78 / 5
The Old Acquaintance is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that combines the tangy zest of pink grapefruit juice with the tartness of lime juice and the botanical notes of gin, ... more The Old Acquaintance is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that combines the tangy zest of pink grapefruit juice with the tartness of lime juice and the botanical notes of gin, creating a delightful balance of flavors. Sweetened by sugar syrup, this concoction serves to invigorate the senses while maintaining a sophisticated taste profile. Typically presented in a sleek cocktail glass, the Old Acquaintance is often garnished with a twist of grapefruit peel, adding a decorative touch as well as a subtle enhancement of its citrus aroma. This cocktail is appreciated for its striking blend of sweet and sour notes, making it a fitting choice for social gatherings and celebratory toasts.

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Gin
Garnish
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Grapefruit
Alcohol content
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18.37% | 1.8 units *

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Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Pink Grapefruit Juice cocktail ingredient
Pink Grapefruit Juice
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
Lime juice cocktail ingredient
Lime juice
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
Sugar Syrup cocktail ingredient
Sugar Syrup
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients over ice to a cocktail shaker
Shake well for 10-15 seconds or until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted
Strain the mixture into a chilled glass
Garnish with a grapefruit peel twist and serve
~ The original recipe for this amazing drink uses No. 3 Gin, Bols Apricot Brandy, Okanagan Spirits Taboo Absinthe and Moet & Chandon Brut Champagne. ~

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