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

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

Serve in

Collins glass...
1 fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Pierre Ferrand Curacao
1 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
2 fl oz Ginger ale
2 fl oz Coca-Cola
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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.

Garnish:

Lemon, orange & strawberry slices, mint sprig & borage

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.

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