Coronation Cocktail No.1

Main Liqueur Maraschino Liqueur
Difficulty Easy
Technique Stirred

Wonderfully aromatic with a medium-dry finish, the Coronation Cocktail No. 1, is one of those classic drinks that you’ve probably never heard of but certainly won’t regret making. The delicate notes of almond from the sherry and fruitiness from the maraschino work beautifully when added to the Dry Vermouth and Orange Bitters.


  • 1.5 oz. 45ml Fino Sherry
  • 1.5 oz. 45ml Dry Vermouth
  • 1.5 oz. 45ml Maraschino Liqueur
  • 2 dash 2 dash Orange Bitters
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Stir all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass and then strain into a chilled glass


Orange zest twist

More about this drink

Taken from Harry Craddock’s 1930s The Savoy Cocktail Book.

If you would like to sweeten it up a little a couple of dashes of sugar syrup can be added.


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