Vintage 2008 Champagne Cocktail, Elder Fashion Royale, from Death and Co the Book

From Death and Co. the New York Lower East Side cocktail lounge comes Death and Co, the book (Ten Speed Press,  October 2014) with 500 cocktail recipes, a combination of classics and Death and Co own creations.

Elder Fashion Royale

Phil Ward, 2008

1 1⁄2 ounces plymouth gin

1 ⁄2 ounce st-germain

1 dash house orange bitters

Dry champagne  

Garnish: 1 grapefruit twist


Stir all the ingredients (except the champagne) over ice, then strain into a flute. Top with champagne. Garnish with the grapefruit twist.

(*Recipe reproduced with permission from Death & CoModern Classic Cocktails, with More than 500 Recipes by David Kaplan, Nick Fauchald, Alex Day- Published by Ten Speed Press- October 2014)

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