Difford's Fruit Cup No.3 (Cognac based)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger

Nutrition

There are approximately 261 calories in one serving of Difford's Fruit Cup No.3 (Cognac based).

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

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Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lemon, orange & strawberry slices, mint sprig & borage

How to make:

POUR all ingredients into glass. Half fill glass with ice. Add a citrus slice and a couple of mint leaves from garnish before filling to brim with ice. Finish with rest of garnish.

1 fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Pierre Ferrand Curacao
1 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
2 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
2 fl oz Thomas Henry Ginger Ale
2 fl oz Coca-Cola
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Comment:

Cognac works well in this fruit cup, rounding the other ingredients to present as a more harmonious blend when compared to the same recipe made with gin. However, it's more of a winter's cup, without the freshening edge expected of a summer's fruit cup.

About:

Created in June 2017 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.

See our Fruit Cups and Pimm's page for more information.

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