The Leap Year is a somewhat popular cocktail, at least it's been around for many years (1930's at least) and if it is not on the tips of tongues, it is at least in the back of some minds and a well-rounded Martini alternative. This is a sort of enhanced Gin & It or an orange-flavored Emerson.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- 2 oz gin
- 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
- 1/2 oz Grand Marnier orange liqueur
- 1/4 oz lemon juice
- Lemon twist for garnish
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
- Stir well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a lemon twist.
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