Hanky Panky

from PDT

  • 2 oz. Beefeater Gin
  • 1.5 oz. Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
  • .25 oz. Fernet Branca

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with an orange twist.

Ada Coleman, the Savoy Hotel's head bartender from 1903 to 1926, created this drink for actor Charles Hawtrey, who said "By Jove! That is the real hanky-panky." —Harry Craddock, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930