Serve in aCoupe glass
Orange zest twist (discarded) & skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherries
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1/2 fl oz||Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky|
|1/2 fl oz||Islay single malt (peated) Scotch whisky|
|1/2 fl oz||Cherry Heering cherry brandy liqueur|
|1/2 fl oz||Kirschwasser (cherry) eau-de-vie|
|1/2 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|1/2 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1 fl oz||Orange juice (freshly squeezed)|
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I'm usually a maximum of five ingredients in a cocktail kind-a-guy but this Blood & Sand riff with seven ingredients is balanced and tasty. If I were in Asia, where the number eight is lucky, then I'd have also used equal parts orange juice and blood orange juice to keep the number of ingredients lucky.
A riff on the classic Blood & Sand cocktail created in August 2014 by yours truly at the Cabinet Room in London, England.
One serving of Perfectly Straight Blood & Sand contains 187 calories.