Stork Club cocktail

One of the most famous clubs of all time that the former Walter Winchell said to be “New Yorks, New Yorkiest place on W. 58th street” was the old Stork Club. It was a symbol of café society where movie stars, celebrities, the wealthy, showgirls and aristocrats all mixed.  There was many movies and references to the Stork Club over the years including a signature cocktail, invented by legendary barman Nathaniel Cook.

 Stork Club Cocktail Stork Club cocktail

1 1/2 oz. of No. 209 Gin
1/2 oz. of triple sec
1/4 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
1 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice
1 dash Angostura bitters
Orange peel for garnish

Shake all ingredients with ice hard and strain into a chilled  4 – 5 oz. cocktail glass.