The Surfer

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (16 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lemon slice

How to make:

POUR lemonade into ice-filled glass to two-thirds full. FLOAT cognac over lemonade. Serve with straws and instruct drinker to stir ingredients before drinking.

4 fl oz Lemonade
2 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
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Review:

Simple but tasty and very refreshing. The use of good ice and a quality lemonade is essential to this drink's success.

History:

Created in 2008 by yours truly. The original Cognac Surfer is made by floating cognac on mineral water.

Nutrition:

One serving of The Surfer contains 161 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 11.3% alc./vol. (22.6° proof)
  • 20.3 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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