Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Vodka Cocktails

Gypsy Queen

One of the earliest vodka-cocktail recipes created in the US, this simple tipple dates back to 1938.


  • 2 oz Russian Standard Vodka
  • 1 oz Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: 1 Thin-cut lemon peel


  1. Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with cracked ice.

  2. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Twist a swatch of thin-cut lemon peel over the top and discard.