The Nixon was created by Joe Gilmore, the Head Barman of the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London, to mark American President Richard Nixon's visit to Britain in 1969. The cocktail was mixed at the American bar and then sent to Claridge’s where Nixon was staying.


  • 1/2 Bourbon whiskey
  • 1/2 Sloe gin
  • 2 dashes Peach Bitters


Stir and serve on the rocks, decorated with a slice of fresh peach and a cherry.