Blood and Sand Cocktail

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Ingredients (5)

  • 3/4 ounce good-quality blended Scotch whisky
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Heering Cherry Liqueur
  • Orange twist, for garnish

Summary

The Blood and Sand first appeared in Harry Craddock’s classic The Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930.

What to buy: Heering Cherry Liqueur was created by Peter Heering in Denmark in the early 1800s. It is viscous and sweet with an intense dark-cherry flavor.

Instructions

  1. 1Add the Scotch, vermouth, and orange juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.
  2. 2Slowly pour in the Heering Cherry Liqueur from a spoon and garnish with an orange twist.
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