This is an original by Dr. Cocktail, adapted from the classic Singapore Sling recipe and using some of the same ingredients. However, it's a straight-up cocktail rather than a long drink. Be sure to use kirschwasser and not a sweet red "cherry flavored brandy" for this drink.

Straits Jacket

1-1/2 ounces gin
3/4 ounce Bénédictine D.O.M.
3/4 ounce Kirschwasser (dry, clear cherry brandy)
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

Shake with cracked ice in a cocktail shaker and strain
into a cocktail (Martini) glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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