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Casino Recipe

From: Imbibe!
Casino
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Makes: 1 drink

This gin-based drink is laced with hints of lemon, cherry, and bitter orange.

What to buy: Maraschino liqueur is a clear, dry liqueur made from marasca cherries. Look for it in well-stocked liquor stores.

You can find orange bitters in liquor stores and online, or you can make your own.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 (1-by-3-inch) strip orange peel
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Lemon and orange twists, for garnish
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Twist the strip of orange peel to release the aromatic oils, and place in a cocktail shaker. Add all remaining ingredients except the lemon and orange twists and fill with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon and orange twists.