Paradise Cocktail is an aperitif (pre-dinner) drink. It is one of the classic cocktails, and a nice accompaniment on summer evening dinners. This drink was invented by Harry Craddock in 1930 and was featured in his book, The Savoy Cocktail Book.
In order to make this cocktail, you need gin, apricot brandy, orange juice in a 2:1:1 ratio. You can also add a splash of lemon juice for the extra sweet tinge. You can serve this straight up or without ice.
- 3.5 cl gin
- 2 cl apricot brandy
- 1.5 cl orange juice
- Mix all the ingredients in a shaker.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve.