Du Barry’s relationship with Louis XV brought nothing but bad luck to the French people, though she became the nation’s greatest arbiter of great taste and fashion. She was a critical factor in the French Revolution; quite an accomplishment for an 18th century woman.
Du Barry Cocktail

Du Barry Cocktail
DuBarry's influence over Louis XV was a factor leading to the French Revolution. She lived the life of luxury while the people starved.
Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Serves: 1
  • 1 1/2 ounces Gin
  • 3/4 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/2 teaspoons anisette
  • 1 dash bitters
  • 1 slice orange
  1. Stir all ingredients (except orange slice) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
  2. Add the slice of orange and serve.

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