Arnaud's Special

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (18 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Blended Scotch whisky
5/6 fl oz Dubonnet/French rouge aromatised wine
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

Chocolatey notes emerge from this Rob Roy-like cocktail.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Ted Saucier's 1951 Bottoms Up book, this was the signature cocktail at the eponymous New Orleans restaurant during the 1940s and 50s.

ARNAUD'S
Courtesy, Arnaud's Restaurant, New Orleans
3/4 Scotch
1/3 Dubonnet
Dash orange bitters
Lemon peel
Ice
Shake. Serve in a cocktail glass.

Ted Saucier, 1951

Nutrition:

One serving of Arnaud's Special contains 131 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 26.82% alc./vol. (53.64° proof)
  • 20.2 grams of pure alcohol
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