Antoine’s Lullaby is an interesting cocktail that has a history of variations. There are two versions of the story behind Antoine’s Lullaby. One says that the drink was named in honor of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who wrote The Little Prince in 1943. The other states that it was named in honor of Antoine Pernod, founder of the famous absinthe brand Pernod Ricard.
The original recipe for Antoine’s Lullaby includes gin, rum, brandy, orange liqueur and crème de cacao. It is served over ice in an old-fashioned glass with a cherry garnish or fruit slice for decoration. Now it is made with red port, dark rum, lemon juice and orange curacao liqueur.
This drink is perfect if you’re looking to impress your guests at a party or stag/stagette!
1 ounce Dark Rum
1/8 ounce Red Port
1/8 ounce Orange Curacao liqueur
¼ oz Lemon Juice
1. Pour dark rum. port. orange curacao and lemon juice into a mixing glass half-filled with ice cubes.
2. Stir well
3.Strain into a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass.
4. garnish with a lemon twist and serve.
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