I was thrilled to hunt down a couple bottles of Tanqueray Malacca today - I'd bought a couple before, recently after the news of its reissue, but the supply in my local market seems to be drying up and I found only one store with remaining stock. I might have to invest in a couple more, or exercise more willpower in using the stuff. It's really a very lovely gin, and I hope that its current limited run gets extended.
Anyway, should you have an open bottle of your own, here's a nice way to sling it around (although Malacca seems to work well in just about any pre-Prohibition gin cocktail). What with this name, it's entirely brand-specific (sorry about that) but you could use another relatively soft, Old Tom style gin. Seek out the real deal if you can.
2 oz Tanqueray Malacca gin
1/2 oz Licor 43
1/3 oz lemon juice
1 dash creme de violette
1 dash aromatic bitters
1 dash Bittercube Bolivar bitters
Shake briefly and strain over a large ice cube. Garnish with a twist of lemon if you feel.