H.P.W. Cocktail

H.P.W. Cocktail

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

This cocktail was supposedly named after millionaire Mr. Harry Payne Whitney, who at his death in 1930 was apparently worth over $62 million.

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  • 1-1/2 ounces sweet vermouth
  • 1-1/2 ounces gin
  • 1 dash Mesquite Gum Syrup


  1. Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass; serve immediately.

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