This week in 2001, British Army Major Charles Ingram, his wife Diana, and college lecturer Tecwen Whittock teamed up to win £1 Million on the UK version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” And if you’re thinking that show doesn’t allow teams… you’re right. Learn how they did it, then toast their chutzpah with a cocktail that’s not what it seems.
“Deception,” created for the DPD by Christian Self, bar manager at 39 Hotel in Honolulu, HI:
In a short glass, muddle:
- two orange slices
- juice of 1/2 lime
- 1 oz. blood orange syrup
- 1 oz. orange vodka
- 2 oz. campari
Add ice. Shake and serve. Tell your friends it’s a.) Sweet. Enjoy their coughs as they learn the final answer.