Noce Royale

from PDT

  • 1.5 oz. Beefeater Gin
  • .5 oz. Plymouth Sloe Gin
  • .25 oz. Monteverdi Nocino Walnut Liqueur
  • 2 oz. Moët Imperial Champagne

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Top with 2 oz. Moët Imperial Champagne. No garnish.

Noce is Italian for "walnut" and royale, in cocktail terminology, refers to a drink topped with Champagne. —Lindsay Nader, Fall 2009