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.
- 1 1/2 ounces Gin
- 3/4 ounce dry vermouth
- 1/2 teaspoons anisette
- 1 dash bitters
- 1 slice orange
- Stir all ingredients (except orange slice) with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
- Add the slice of orange and serve.