3's Away

Bartender Chad Arnholt first made this drink for a customer with a stomach ache. He wanted something minty and citrusy but without any citrus juice. Slideshow:  Gin CocktailsRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 1/2 ounces London dry gin, preferably Bombay

  • 3/4 ounce Calvados

  • 3/4 ounce Cocchi Americano (fortified, slightly bitter aperitif wine)

  • 5 mint leaves

  • Ice

  • 1 grapefruit twist


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the gin, Calvados, Cocchi Americano and mint. Fill the glass with ice, stir well and strain into a chilled coupe. Pinch the grapefruit twist over the drink and discard.

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