Burleighs White Lady cocktail: Leicestershire gin maker, Burleighs, has used its export strength gin to make this timeless cocktail. The gin's fresh orange notes pair effortlessly with the bitter orange Cointreau and fresh lemon juice.
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5 Speakeasy Cocktails...And Their Shady Pasts #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/46674#slide5 White Lady Introduced in the late '20s, The White Lady was born from the drink the “Delilah,” which included crème de menthe. The Savoy’s Harry Craddock replaced it with orange liqueur, and it became an instant classic. 1.5 oz Tanqueray London Dry Gin .75 oz orange liqueur .75 oz lemon juice Pour all of the ingredients into a shaker, fill with ice, shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
This pale and ghostly Sour was created by bartender Harry MacElhone in 1919 and originally featured crème de menthe in place of gin. The White Lady’s overly sweet pairing of two liqueurs was eventually righted with the addition of the juniper spirit ten years later at Harry’s American Bar in Paris.