The bar drink was put together by Lally Brennan and Ti Adelaide Martin ( In the Land of Cocktails) with the assistance of of Ted Haigh (Dr. Cocktail) when they were gathered at Lally’s House to celebrate the first Mardi Gras after Hurricane Katrina. The name is apparently an homage to Lally’s and Ti Adelaide’s grandmother, Nellie Valentine.
1 1/2 oz Rye Whiskey (Sonoma County Rye Whisky)
1/2 oz Dark Rum (Coruba Dark)
1/2 oz Orange Liqueur (Cointreau)
1/3 oz Grapefruit Juice
1/3 oz Lemon Juice
a few dashes of Cocktail Bitters
1/3 oz Sugar Syrup
Add the ingredients into a metal shaker with plenty of ice
Shake until the outside of the shaker begins to frost
Strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with a twist of Grapefruit
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