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Captain Cook

The Captain Cook blends the sweet almond-cherry flavor of maraschino liqueur with tart notes from orange juice and gin. It’s sweet and sharp, but always smooth.

Captain Cook drink in cocktail glass

This drink is a nice choice when you’re wanting something that’s easygoing on the palate but a little out of the norm. Maraschino liqueur isn’t the most common of cocktail ingredients, and this recipe does a good job of keeping it noticeable but not overwhelming.


  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounces maraschino liqueur
  • 1 ounces orange juice

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes and pour in all your ingredients. Shake thoroughly, and strain the mixture into a cocktail glass.