Oyster Bay Cocktail | Classic Pre-Prohibition Recipe

This drink is most likely named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, who’s home is located in Oyster Bay, New York. There was a trend on the east coast, during the earlier days of mixing, to name drinks after regions of New York. If oyster was a crayon color, one could also say it has an oyster color to it. Don’t be put off by the ugliness of this drink because it’s actually pretty good.

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Oyster Bay Cocktail | Classic Pre-Prohibition Recipe

2 from 1 vote
Course: DrinksCuisine: American
Servings

1

servings
Calories

194

kcal
ABV

35%

Total time

3

minutes

While not the prettiest cocktail its actually pretty good.

Ingredients

  • 1 dash Orange Bitters

  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice

  • 2 tsp Orange Liqueur

  • 2 tsp Dry Vermouth

  • 2 oz Bourbon

Directions

  • Add Ice To Mixing Glass and combine all ingredients in the mixing glass.
  • Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink.
  • Strain into glass.

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