We dedicate this month’s cocktail to Charlie Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) with the drink that was named after him. According to Difford’s Guide this cocktail was originally served at New York’s Waldorf Astoria prior to 1920.
The following recipe for the Charlie Chaplin is from The Gin Queen:
INGREDIENTS FOR A CHARLIE CHAPLIN COCKTAIL
20ml Sloe Gin
20ml Apricot Brandy Liqueur
20ml freshly squeezed lime juice
Shake all ingredients together with ice. Fine strain into a glass. Garnish with a piece of fresh apricot, or dried if not in season.