Brandy Cocktails

spirits245Use decent brandy for this drink. There aren’t enough other ingredients to mask swill.

Brandy Cocktail

  • 1 1/2 ounces brandy
  • 2 dashes orange or Angostura bitters
  • 1/2 tsp simple syrup
  • strip of lemon peel

Mix first three ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

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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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3 Responses to Brandy Cocktails

  1. No to swill, yes to good booze. Great cocktail for cozy winter evenings at home.

  2. LOL! “There aren’t enough other ingredients to mask swill.” Best statement ever.

  3. Dangerous and delicious!

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