Unlike the flavored vodkas of our day, companies used to produce flavored gins of high quality. Still distinctly a gin, yet with a predominant flavor that paired well with a gins traditional botanicals. Sadly, this is a category that is for the most part obsolete, although there are a few holdouts. This next drink utilizes one of those flavored gins, and while it can be made with a plain Jane variety, it lacks that extra spark that the flavored gin brings to it. Bright and cheery, this drink originates from the Dutch bar book Internationale Cocktailgids (1950), penned by famed dutchman W. Slagter. Cheers!

The Flying Dutchman
2 oz Orange Gin
Juice of 1/4 Orange
Juice of 1/4 Lemon
3 dashes Angostura Bitters

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