A riff on a cocktail from the DGS Delicatessen in Washington, DC. Meyer Lansky, portrayed as Hyman Roth in Godfather 2 was a physically small man but a huge man in organize crime most noted for his time in pre-Castro Cuba and Las Vegas. Although a Dewars scotch drinker his lemon-ish last name was clearly the lemony cocktail.
2 oz Tanquerey Gin
1 1/4 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
1 dash Hella Orange 🍊 Bitters
Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and dry shake for 30+ seconds.
Add ice a couple of large ice cubes yo the shaker and shake for an additional 10 seconds.
Double strain into a chilled rocks glass over a single large ice cube.