American Beauty (by David Embury)

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

230 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

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Serve in

Martini

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 12 fl oz Cognac
12 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
12 fl oz Giffard Menthe Pastille
12 fl oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
12 fl oz Giffard Grenadine Syrup
14 fl oz Shiraz red wine
34 fl oz Chilled water
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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.

Origin:

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

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