Turkish Attaché

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book

By Downton Abbey

Published 2019

  • About

No other scandal in the series threatens ruin for Lady Mary or looms quite as ominously as the death of Kemal Pamuk. And yet, no one else could have dealt with the scandal as elegantly as Mary. A variation on the Brandy Crusta, this drink, like that scandal, will quietly disappear in your glass.


  • Lemon wedge, for rimming, plus 1 lemon
  • Sugar, for rimming
  • 2 fl oz (60


Run the lemon wedge along the rim of a chilled coupe or wineglass. Pour a small mound of sugar onto a flat saucer. Tip the glass so it is almost parallel to the plate and gently roll its dampened edge in the sugar to create a sugar-frosted rim.

Using a vegetable peeler, cut the zest from the whole lemon in a continuous wide strip, coil the strip, and slip it into the prepared glass. It