Gypsy Queen

Gypsy Queen Cocktail

Base Spirit: Vodka

Type: Modern Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Bitter, Spirit-forward

About the Gypsy Queen Cocktail

One of the earliest vodka-cocktail recipes created in the US, this simple tipple dates back to 1938.

Ingredients in the Gypsy Queen Cocktail

  • 2 oz Russian Standard Vodka
  • 1 oz Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Garnish: Thin-cut lemon peel

Glass: Cocktail

How to make the Gypsy Queen Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with cracked ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Twist a swatch of thin-cut lemon peel over the top and discard.

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