Pegu Cocktail

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 4 wedges Lime
  • .75 ounce Curaçao
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 2 ounces Gin
  • Lime Peel (Garnish)

Muddle the lime pieces, curaçao, and bitters in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add the gin and ice and shake. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime peel.

This was created at the Pegu Club in Burma when the sun didn't set on the British Empire. The Pegu goes very well with a fish course.