The Fog Horn cocktail: a recipe published in 1917 by Tom Bullock.
For 1 person
5 cl gin
10 cl ginger ale (Canada Dry®)
How to make
Technique: straight to the glass / Glass: highball / Type: long drink (15cl) / Time: 2 mn
Fill a glass with ice cubes.
Pour the gin directly into the glass then the ginger ale (Canada Dry).
Stir lightly with a mixing spoon.
Decorate with lime wedges.
The Fog Horn cocktail was published by Tom Bullock in 1917 in "The Ideal Bartender" which called for the use of Old Tom Gin in his recipe.
The above recipe is the common recipe made by bartenders today, below is the original recipe as published in 1917 which was a bit more complex.
Combine in a mixing glass half-filled with ice:
- 4 cl of gin
- 2 cl of lemon juice
- 1.5 cl of lime juice
- 1 tsp of sugar
Strain into a glass, then top up with the ginger ale.