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Twentieth Century Cocktail

Twentieth Century Cocktail

Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
The Twentieth Century cocktail is a gem in the list of classic drinks. The mix of gin and chocolate are amazing together and as Gary Regan points out in Joy of Mixology, the lemon "acts as a foil to the sweet liqueur." It seems that the genius behind the Twentieth Century was C.A. Truck, according to William J Tarling's 1937 Cafe Royal Cocktail Book - a compilation of drinks from the bars of London.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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