John deBary’s Stinger

John deBary | New York

John deBary’s version of the Stinger recipe calls on a small measure of navy strength gin for added brightness and complexity.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces Tempus Fugit Crème de Menthe
  • 1 1/2 ounces Cognac, preferably VS or VSOP
  • 1/4 ounce navy strength gin, preferably Plymouth

Garnish: mint leaf (optional)

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and stir until chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a mint leaf.
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