The Red Kiss

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That background looks familiar

We saw this drink in one of our battered well-used cocktail books. It normally calls for dry vermouth but since we had an abundance of Lillet a change up was in order.

The Red Kiss

  • 1 ounce Lillet
  • 1/2 ounce cherry brandy
  • 1/2 ounce gin

Mix everything in a shaker filled with ice, pour into a martini glass and garnish with a cocktail cherry.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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17 Responses to The Red Kiss

  1. Sounds delicious and I love the name!

  2. Kristy says:

    I would love to see a pic of your liquor cabinet one of these days. You guys have the most interesting stuff on-hand. This looks darn tasty! :)

  3. Lauren says:

    Yes!! Making it soon. Great combination.

  4. Eva Taylor says:

    Coolest glass Ev-errrr! And such a lovely cocktail! Cheers.

  5. This sounds rather wonderful, and rather Film Noir. I shall have to buy a trilby. Or a glamorous red dress, I suppose.

  6. Mad Dog says:

    I’ll take two!

  7. egg me on says:

    Pucker up, buttercup. Looks great!

  8. Caroline says:

    This drink sounds awesome. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? Well, at least it’s almost Friday!

  9. Geni says:

    What a gorgeous drink for Valentine’s Day!

  10. Bartender says:

    Sounds delicious…what cherry brandy did you use?

  11. petit4chocolatier says:

    Love the name! Looks delish :)

  12. Ooooh. I have the Lillet and the gin, now I just need to find some good cherry brandy! Really looks perfect for Valentine’s Day.

  13. Perfect for Valentine’s Day – thanks for sharing!

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