- These are the proportions given by Harry Craddock in The Savoy Cocktail Book, published in 1930. They remain perfect. London’s Savoy hotel is scheduled to reopen, after a major refurbishing, in 2010.
1 ounce (1 pony) gin
1/2 ounce (1/2 pony) fresh lemon juice, or to taste
1/2 ounce (1/2 pony) Green Chartreuse
In a cocktail shaker combine the gin, the lemon juice, the Chartreuse, and 4 ice cubes, shake the mixture, and strain it into a cocktail glass. Makes 1 drink.