The Poet's Dream Cocktail

The Poet's Dream Cocktail

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

This gin, vermouth, Bénédictine and bitters-based cocktail does in fact taste like a dream with its perfectly balanced sweet and dry flavor.


  • 1-1/2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Lemon zest twist to garnish


  1. Pre-chill a cocktail glass by placing it into the freezer for 5 minutes.
  2. Place all of the ingredients, except for the lemon twist, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds and then strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish the drink with the lemon zest twist and then serve immediately.

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