American Beauty (by David Embury)

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Rose petal

How to make:

SHAKE first 6 ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. Then use the back of a spoon to help FLOAT red wine over drink.

2 1/2 fl oz Rémy Martin 1738 Cognac
1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1/2 fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille white crème de menthe
1/2 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup
1/4 fl oz Shiraz red wine
1/2 fl oz Chilled water
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Review:

Both fresh and refreshing. A subtle hint of peppermint gives zing to this cognac-based cocktail.

Variant:

When served in a tall glass with crushed ice this is called an American Beauty Punch.

History:

Adapted from a recipe in David A. Embury's 1948 The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 230 calories in one serving of American Beauty (by David Embury).

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