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Ingredients (7)

  • Sugar for rimming
  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • Dash of bitters
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec or curaçao
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Twist of lemon peel
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories228
  • Fat0.12g
  • Saturated fat0.04g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs11.31g
  • Fiber0.04g
  • Sugar10.69g
  • Protein0.08g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium3.0mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (1 servings) Powered by

Crustas go back to the end of the nineteenth century. They are named for the sugar on the rim of the glass.


  1. 1Rim a chilled cocktail glass with sugar. Shake the brandy, maraschino liqueur, bitters, triple sec, and lemon juice well with ice; then strain into the glass. Garnish with lemon peel.
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