Douglas Fairbanks Cocktail

Douglas Fairbanks Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

When actor Douglas Fairbanks was visiting Cuba he asked a bartender to name a cocktail after him. This is the recipe for the gin, apricot brandy and fresh lime juice concoction.


  • 1-1/2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce apricot brandy
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Twist of lemon peel


  1. Place a martini glass in the freezer or 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Put the gin, apricot brandy and lime juice into a cocktail shaker and then fill with ice.
  3. Shake the mixture vigorously for 30 seconds and then strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve immediately.

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