Millionaire Cocktail No. 1 Recipe

Millionaire Cocktail No.1
Millionaire Cocktail No.1. Shannon Graham
Ratings (14)
  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
139 Calories
0g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Amount per serving
Calories 139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 1g
Calcium 25mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The Millionaire Cocktail is a classic cocktail, one of those that have stood up to the tests of time and been adapted into many forms. This recipe is the original Millionaire Cocktail No. 1 from the Harry Cradock's 1930 "Savoy Cocktail Book". The drink is a lovely mix of sloe gin, apricot brandy, and Jamaican rum.

There are quite a few different recipes that specify brands and change the ratio. You may also come across the whiskey  Millionaire, which can lead to some confusion.​

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

"The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book" identifies another type of Millionaire as a "Dry Martini, with Grenadine on top".