Peach Pegu Club Cocktail

by kelly vass in

A summery twist on a classic cocktail. 

Are you familiar with the Pegu Club Cocktail? I wasn't until last week, when I was trying to find a springtime, gin-based cocktail for my podcast, Alphabet Soup. Each episode, Autumn and I have a segment called Cocktail Memoirs, where we tell stories (both good and bad) about life or our week through an interpretive cocktail. 

peach pegu club cocktail

For tomorrow's episode, we had a listener request that we make a cocktail perfect for spring and all the changes it brings. She also requested that it be ginspirational, meaning gin-based and delicious. 

The Pegu Club Cocktail fits that bill perfectly. It's a combination of gin, orange liquor (triple sec, cointreau), bitters and lime juice. It gets its origins in Burma's Pegu Club, a club outside of Rangoon. Though it's considered a hot-weather cocktail already, I was maybe a little anxious for warm weather and decided to add peach as a nod to summer. 

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Peach Pegu Club Cocktail


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec or cointreau
  • 1/4 ounce Peachtree
  • dash of Angosturra bitters
  • dash of orange bitters
  • squeeze of lime juice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake vigorously for 1 minute. Strain and pour into a coup glass. Garnish with a lime peel or raspberry.
  2. Enjoy!

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