Hanky Panky

3 minutes /
Hanky Panky
40 ml 1.5 oz Gin
40 ml 1.5 oz Sweet Vermouth
2 Dashes Fernet Branca
1 peel Orange

1 Prepare

Zest your orange ready for garnish

2 Ice

Fill both your martini glass and shaker with cubed ice

3 Add ingredients

Pour in the gin, vermouth and Fernet over the ice

4 Shake

Close the shaker and shake hard for 7 seconds

5 Empty glass and Strain

Empty the ice in your martini glass back into the ice bucket. Take off the small top off the shaker and strain out the mix into your chilled glass.

6 Garnish and serve

Carefully pinch the oils from a Orange zest over the drink and place inside

The Cocktail

Created by Ada Coleman, the first BarManager at the American Bar in the Savoy, London. Her customer explained ” By Jove! That is the real hanky-panky!” . This strong and bitter cocktail is popular with Negroni fans.


Bartender Tip:

Use as fresh an orange as possible to get plenty of those aromatic oils to zest over the cocktail. Makes a huge difference in this spirit forward drink!

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