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Red Lion Cocktail

Red Lion Cocktail

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Yield: 1 drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Red Lion Cocktail

Lions are the only member of the cat family where the males and the females have a distinctly different appearance. Studies have shown that lionesses prefer males that have the darkest, densest manes.


  • Simple syrup, to garnish
  • Granulated sugar, to garnish
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce lemon juice



  1. Rub around the rim of a chilled cocktail glass with simple syrup.
  2. Roll the rim of the cocktail glass in the sugar.
  3. Shake the gin, orange liqueur, orange juice and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  4. Strain the contents of the shaker into the prepared cocktail glass, and serve.