Bronx (cocktail)

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The Bronx (cocktail) is a classic before dinner cocktail made with Gin, Dry Vermouth, Sweet Vermouth and orange juice.

William Boothby's 1908 Bronx Cocktail recipe from The World's Drinks And How To Mix Them - a la Billy Malloy, Pittsburgh, PA. One-third Plymouth gin, one-third French vermouth and one-third Italian vermouth, flavored with two dashes of Orange bitters, about a barspoonful of orange juice and a squeeze of orange peel. Serve very cold. - AsNotedIn

Harry Craddock's The Savoy Cocktail Book's three recipes:


One-quarter orange juice
One-quarter French Vermouth
One-quarter Italian Vermouth
Half Dry Gin
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Bronx Silver

The juice of one-quarter orange
1 white of egg
One-quarter French Vermouth
One-quarter Italian Vermouth
Half Dry Gin
Shake well and strain into a large wine glass.

Bronx Terrace

Two-thirds Gin
One-thid French Vermouth
Half lime juice
Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.


Shake all ingredients in cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or Old Fashioned glass over ice cubes. - from the experts at The New International Bartenders Guide, 1984


Ingredient Quantity
Gin 1 oz
Dry Vermouth 0 oz
Sweet Red Vermouth 0 oz
Orange Juice 0 orange
Orange 1 slice


Y/M/D Person Association Description Place Locale Event
1908/00/00 Bronx appears in William Boothby's "The World's Drinks And How To Mix Them". Serve very cold.
1917/00/00 William Griffith Wilson Life Lt Bill W Newport, RI, neighbors give parties for young officers stationed at Fort Rodman in New Bedford, MA. At sisters Catherine and Emily Grinnell's house someone hands Bill W a Bronx cocktail. His family has a history of alcoholism. Fort Taber District New Bedford
1930/00/00 Harry Craddock includes three Bronx recipes in "The Savoy Cocktail Book".
1934/00/00 The Bronx Cocktail is ranked number three in "The World's 10 Most Famous Cocktails in 1934" - Burke, Harman Burney. Burke's complete Cocktail and Drinking Recipes

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