Melchior

Melchior image

Serve in

Coupe glass...
3 dried Clove
fl oz Cognac
¾ fl oz Stone's Original
½ fl oz Benedictine D.O.M.
fl oz Claret red wine
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

Comment:

Based on cognac and named after one of the three wise men, this cocktail uses three spices – ginger, cloves and saffron (in the Bénédictine) and a good dash of red wine (after all, in later life the baby they visited reputedly turned water into wine).

About:

A Christmas cocktail named after one of the three wise men created in 2011 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.

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