Hailing first from Harry McElhone’s ABC of Mixing Cocktails (1923), this cocktail then appears in The Savoy Cocktail Book (1930), The Official Mixer’s Manual (1934), and The How and When (1937). After this it seems to vanish into thin air, perhaps on account of its difficulty in preparing, as well as the inclusion of the potent Parfait Amour as one of its ingredients. This drink is one which much be measured precisely. Just a few drops out of proportion, and you will wonder what the fuss is all about. But, if mixed up just right, a perfectly balanced drink of marshmallows and bubblegum arises. I say give it a try. Otherwise you’ll never know what your missing out on. Cheers!

The Jupiter Cocktail
1 1/2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Dry Vermouth
1 tsp Parfait Amour
1 tsp Orange Juice