Leave It to Me Cocktail

Leave It to Me Cocktail

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

This pre-Prohibition cocktail is a gin-based classic that blends apricot brandy, French vermouth, grenadine and a dash of fresh lemon juice together for a clear winner.


  • 1-1/2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce apricot brandy
  • 3/4 ounce French (dry) vermouth
  • 2 dashes grenadine
  • dash lemon juice


  1. Put a cocktail glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Place the gin, apricot brandy, vermouth, grenadine and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture to combine for 35 seconds, and then strain into the chilled glass; serve immediately.

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