Blood & Sand
There are not many cocktails that use Scotch Whiskey, but the Blood and Sand cocktail is definitely a classic. It was named afterÂ Rudolph Valentino’s 1922 bullfighter movieÂ Blood and Sand.Â The â€œbloodâ€ represents Heering cherry liqueur, and the â€œsandâ€ is for the orange juice. The recipe is first known to have appeared in the 1930Â Savoy Cocktail Book.
- 3/4 oz Scotch
- 3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
- 3/4 oz Cherry Liqueur (preferably Heerings)
- 3/4 oz Fresh Orange Juice
- Garnish: Orange Peel
Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake for 20-30 seconds or until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Rim the glass with and orange peel and then use to garnish the drink.
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