101 Best New Cocktails: Vakantie by Cynthia Turner, The Magnetic Field, Asheville, North Carolina
Adapted from a recipe by Cynthia Turner, The Magnetic Field, Asheville, North Carolina.
“This cocktail simply reminded me of an exotic vacation. I chose the Dutch word [for vacation] and then…..made another.” Cynthia Turner.
45 ml (1.5 oz) Bols Genever
15 ml (.5 oz) Angostura 1919 rum
22.25 ml (.75 oz) fresh lemon juice
22.25 ml (.75 oz) orgeat
Shake over ice and strain into a chilled Green Chartreuse-rinsed coupe. No garnish.
gaz sez: Well Jiminy Cricket this is a fine cocktail, indeed. Smoky, nutty, herby, you name it. It’s all over the place. And it’s also very finely tuned. Well done, Cynthia.