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Apricot Cocktail

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Ingredients (5)

  • 1 1/2 ounces apricot brandy
  • 3/4 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce gin or vodka
  • Maraschino cherry (optional)
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories121
  • Fat0.09g
  • Saturated fat0.01g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs3.68g
  • Fiber0.11g
  • Sugar2.32g
  • Protein0.22g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium0.85mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (1 servings) Powered by

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Apricot Cocktail

Among fruit-based brandies, apricot brandy is one that happily combines with a variety of juices and spirits. Because of its subtle complexity, apricot brandy has been used as the basis for a number of Apricot Cocktails. The most popular, and most straightforward, is a simple but elegant mixture of lemon juice, orange juice, and gin, although vodka may be used.

Game plan: You will want to use an all-metal shaker for the Apricot Cocktail to get it as cold as possible. This is a drink that you may want to experiment with, since its proportion of spirits is a question of individual taste.

To master the more classic cocktails, check out recipes like our Manhattan Cocktail.

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Instructions

  1. 1Shake the brandy, orange juice, lemon juice, and gin well with ice; then strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, if desired.
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