Old Etonian (cocktail)

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Old Etonian
Cocktail
TypeCocktail
Servedchilled and strained
Standard garnishorange peel
Standard drinkware
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Cocktail glass
Commonly used ingredients
PreparationShake with ice and strain into a stemmed cocktail glass.

An Old Etonian is a gin cocktail which enjoyed great popularity in London, circa 1925. The cocktail takes its name from Eton College and from the college's alumni, who are often referred to as Old Etonians. The Garden Hotel in London is an example of an establishment that had mastered the Old Etonian cocktail during that era.[1]

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The almond liqueur and bitters should be added only if using the modern version of Lillet. They are not necessary when using Cocchi Americano.

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