Stork Club Cocktail

Vickie Parks


New York City's Stork Club was THE hang-out for famous celebrities in the 1920s and 30s. It featured top entertainers who performed nightly while patrons dined on caviar and sipped champagne or fancy cocktails. This is the prestigious nightclub's signature drink, the Stork Club Cocktail. The tangerine-hued drink was enjoyed by many famous celebrities during the club's heyday. It was "the most stylish glass to raise at this temple of café society" (as society writer Lucius Beebe penned) that epitomized fame, wealth, and elegance. The club closed in 1965, but its recipes continue to be enjoyed.

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10 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 1/2 oz
gin (hayman's old tom gin recommended)
1 oz
orange juice, freshly squeeze
1/4 oz
lime juice
1/4 oz
cointreau (or triple sec)
1 dash(es)
angostura bitters
ice cubes
orange twist, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

Fill a coupe glass with ice (or you can use a small martini cocktail glass); set aside for a few minutes to chill.
Place about a cup of ice cubes into a cocktail shaker. Add the gin, orange juice, lime juice, Cointreau, and angostura bitters. Shake for about 15 seconds, then strain into the ice-filled coupe. Garnish with orange twist, and serve immediately.

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