Blood and Sand Cocktail
- 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
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.
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.
2Slowly pour in the Heering Cherry Liqueur from a spoon and garnish with an orange twist.
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