American Beauty #1

American Beauty #1 image

Serve in

Martini glass...
fl oz Cognac
½ fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
½ fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille
½ fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
½ fl oz Giffard Grenadine Syrup
¼ fl oz Shiraz red wine
¾ fl oz Chilled water
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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.

Garnish:

Rose petal

Comment:

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.

About:

Origin: Adapted from a recipe in David A. Embury’s 1948 Fine Art of Mixing Drinks.

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