American Beauty (by David Embury)

Difford's Guide
User Rating

Ingredients

Barware

Nutrition

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

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

American Beauty (by David Embury) image

Serve in a

Martini 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 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
3/4 fl oz Chilled water
Loading...



Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above.

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.

Join the Discussion


... comment(s) for American Beauty (by David Embury)

You must log in to your account to make a comment.

Report comment

You must be logged in to submit a rating

Click here to login