Delmonico Number 1


A swank classic, this perfectly balanced concoction was the house cocktail at New York’s famous Delmonico Restaurant. Traditionally served in a Delmonico glass, it can be garnish with either an orange or a lemon twist.


  • Gin – 1 ounce
  • Brandy or Cognac – 1/2 ounce
  • Dry Vermouth – 1/2 ounce
  • Sweet Vermouth – 1/2 ounce
  • Angostura Bitters – 2 dashes
  • Orange twist


  1. Shake the liquid ingredients vigorously with ice.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with the orange twist.
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