Holland House – Original George Kappeler Recipe

Invented at the Holland House in New York City by George Kappeler, this was first published in his 1906 book Modern American Drinks. While also being named after the Holland House building this was also their house cocktail made with Holland style gin, so the name of this drink kinda covers all its bases. This is a wonderful cocktail that kinda has a taste of Martini meets Gin Sour.

Holland House Cocktail
Holland House Cocktail

Holland House ingredients:

  • 60 mls (2 oz) Genever
  • 20 mls (2/3 oz) Dry Vermouth
  • 10 mls (2 tsp) Maraschino Liqueur
  • 15 mls (1/2 oz) Lemon Juice

Combine all ingredients in the shaker. Add ice to the shaker. Vigorously shake till the shaker is ice cold and frosted. Strain into glass to remove ice shards

ABV = 27%

Originated from New York NY, USA


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