Fancy Brandy

Difford's Guide
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There are approximately 171 calories in one serving of Fancy Brandy.


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Serve in a

Coupe glass


Lemon zest twist

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Cognac VSOP
1/4 fl oz Triple sec liqueur (40%)
1/6 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1/2 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)

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The appropriately named brandy based drink benefits from dilution, hence my addition of a splash of water.


Adapted from a recipe by Charles Schumann, Munich, Germany, and published in his American Bar. Very similar to Jerry Thomas' Fancy Brandy Cocktail, published in his 1862 edition.

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