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Bloodhound Drink

History For Bloodhound Drink

The Bloodhound drink is done with gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, and crushed strawberries.

Many people find the cocktail, which is usually garnished with strawberries, to be an acquired taste.

The Duke of Manchester is credited as the inventor of this cocktail in Harry McElhone’s 1922 Mixing Cocktails, although William Boothby listed a Bloodhound cocktail in his 1907 World Drinks, and Tom Bullock featured it in his 1917 The Ideal Bartender, thus the origins of this cocktail are still a bit hazy.

In the 1920s, Bloodhound was at the pinnacle of its popularity in London.

Ingredients For Bloodhound Drink

  • 1/2 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • 1 oz gin
  • 3 crushed strawberries

Instruction For Bloodhound Drink

  1. With ice, shake all of the ingredients (except the strawberries) and strain into a cocktail glass. 
  2. Serve with 3 crushed strawberries as a garnish.

Nutrition Info For Bloodhound Drink

Calories 87 Fat 0.0 g
Carbs 2 g Protein 0g

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