1/4 jigger Apricot Brandy (3/8 oz Rothman & Winter Orchard Apricot)
1/4 jigger Applejack (3/8 oz Marquis de Saint-Loup Calvados)
1/2 jigger Gin (3/4 oz Beefeater 24)
Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. I garnished with a lemon twist. Perhaps a 2 oz jigger was meant instead of a 1 1/2 oz one.
On Monday night while drinking the St. Germain, I began to flip through Ted Saucier's Bottom's Up. A recipe that stood out was cartoonist Otto Soglow's drink, the Little King. Soglow was a cartoonist active from 1919 until his death in 1975 whose works used to fill the pages of The New Yorker magazine. The Little King was one of his better known series that he started in 1931. While there were better images of the Little King and photos of Otto Soglow, this one contained both; moreover, it is very in tune with the mood of Saucier's tome: