from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 2 sprigs of Mint
  • .5 ounce Sweet Vermouth
  • .5 ounce Dry Vermouth
  • 2 ounces Gin

Muddle one of the mint sprigs and the vermouths in a mixing glass. Add the gin and ice, stir well, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with the remaining mint sprig.

Albert Stevens Crockett claims in Old Waldorf Bar Days (1931) that this was created in the Big Brass Rail at the Waldorf for some high rollers from Cooperstown, New York.