2 glasses gin
2 glasses French vermouth
1 glass Grand Marnier
1 dash of absinthe
Shake with ice. Strain into 6 cocktail glasses.
Not only the favourite drink, but also the one made famous, if not invented, by Richard William ("Deadwood Dick") Clark, recently deceased.*
Onetime Custer scout, Pony Express rider, Deadwood Gulch stage coach guard, inspiration for all the Deadwood Dick novels of E. L. Wheeler, friends of Wild Westerners, Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Poker Alice Tubbs, Calamity Jane, Madame Mustache and Diamond Dick Turner of Norfolk, Nebraska. Clark is buried on Sunrise Mountain, overlooking Deadwood Gulch, South Dakota.
*Recently in 1930 -ed.
Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930