Turf Club Recipe

Turf Club

From the eponymous Turf Club in Manhattan, circa 1884, this cocktail is an early predecessor of the Martini. Originally made with equal parts Old Tom gin and sweet vermouth, the Turf Club also works well with juniper-heavy gins.


1.5 oz gin
1.5 oz sweet vermouth
2 dashes Angostura bitters

Preparation: How to make a Turf Club

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Stir until chilled and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Turf Club