Quelle Vie

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 135 calories in one serving of Quelle Vie.

Bartender

Quelle Vie image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Cognac VSOP
12 fl oz Mentzendorff Kummel Liqueur
34 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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Comment:

Kümmel’s answer to the Stinger. To quote Harry Craddock, "Brandy gives you courage and Kümmel makes you cautious, thus giving you the perfect mixture of bravery and caution, with the bravery predominating."

About:

Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. The name is French for 'what a life'.

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