- Prep: 5 min
- Cook Time: –
- Total: 5 min
- Serving: 1 Serving
The Hop Toad dates back to 1917 where it was documented in Tom Bullock’s Ideal Bartender book. Although the ratio of apricot brandy to fresh lime juice is 1:1, the result is a very well-balanced, slightly sweet and citrusy blend.
- 1 ounce apricot brandy
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- Lime zest twist to garnish
- Pour all of the ingredients, except for the garnish, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
- Shake the mixture vigorously for 35 seconds and then strain into cocktail glass.
- Garnish the cocktail with the lime zest twist and then serve immediately.