Adopted from the bar of Delmonico’s, a long-famous New York restaurant by bartenders at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel:

  • 3/4 ounce gin -- London dry gin
  • 1/2 ounce cognac
  • 1/2 ounce vermouth -- French vermouth
  • 1/2 ounce vermouth -- Italian vermouth
  • 2 dashes Bitters -- Angostura bitters

Instructions: Shake well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a twist of orange peel.

--Adopted from From Albert Stevens Crockett. Old Waldorf Bar Days; With The Cognomina And Composition Of Four Hundred And Ninety-One Appealing Appetizers And Salutary Potations Long Known, Admired And Served At The Famous Big Brass Rail; Also, A Glossary For The Use Of Antiquarians And Students Of American Mores;: New York, Aventine Press, 1931.