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King of Noble

The King of Noble cocktail recipe looks similar to a gin martini at a glance, but with some additional ingredients that make it sweeter and fruitier.

Overhead view of King of Noble drink with orange slice

It starts with the usual proportions of gin and vermouth, but to that it adds a touch of apple brandy and triple sec. The end result tastes very little like a martini. It’s a lot more drinkable, but still unlikely to appeal to people who dislike gin.

King of Noble drink with orange slice


  • 1 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/2 ounce apple brandy
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec

Build the ingredients over ice in an old-fashioned glass and stir. Garnish with a slice of orange.