Orgeat Punch

I was flipping through Jerry Thomas’ Bon Vivant’s Companion looking for another recipe when I came across this recipe for Orgeat Punch. I thought I’d share it here. Sweet almond syrup, brandy, and a port wine float. Print Auto Draft Ingredients 1 1/2 oz brandy 3/4 oz orgeat syrup 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice port wine…

Classic Cocktail Recipes – Corpse Reviver No.1

Print Classic Cocktail Recipes – Corpse Reviver No.1 First listed in Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail Book in 1932, this classic was originally intended as morning-after, hair of the dog, pick me up. A little something to bring you back from the dead. This version is stronger and has more depth than it’s more popular gin…

Classic Cocktail Recipes – Brandy Crusta

Print Brandy Crusta Ingredients Glass: chilled rocks glass 1 1/2 oz. cognac 1/2 oz. orange curacao 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice 1 dash Angostura bitters Garnish: 1 long strip of lemon zest sugar Instructions Moisten the rim of a chilled rocks glass with a lemon wedge and coat with sugar. Add lemon zest to glass.…