The East India is a brandy-forward, boozy concoction. With only a few modifiers in small measures, this one packs a punch. Note that this particular recipe isn’t the original version of the East India cocktail that was published in 1882 but rather a subsequent version that was released 18 years later in the year 1900. The original version was raspberry syrup instead of pineapple syrup and Bokers bitters instead of Angostura.
Bring your cocktail kit to Christmas day this year and wow the relatives with these MUST TRY Christmas cocktails. Traditional Christmas ingredients including chocolate, orange and maple with hints of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg will take you back to Grandma’s kitchen. Don’t forget to SHARE the Christmas spirit on socials!
The Brandy Old Fashioned is the unofficial cocktail of Wisconsin. It’s an interesting take on the classic Old Fashioned with the addition of muddled fruit & soda.
The Olympic Cocktail is closely related to the well-known Sidecar, although quite different in taste. Originally made using equal parts, we found this to be a more refined version.
This version of a Brandy Fix was published in Harry Johnson’s Bartender’s Manual and is a tasty example of the classic “fix” cocktail style which were popular in the 19th century.
Aged rum & pineapple partner perfectly in this daiquiri-inspired signature drink from the Hotel Nacional De Cuba in Havana.
Brandy and rum work harmoniously to bring together a citrusy-sweet concoction. The Between the Sheets cocktail doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves – get shaking!
The Sidecar was first mentioned in Harry’s ABC of Mixing Cocktails and is claimed to be first created at The Ritz Hotel in Paris. Where ever it’s origins are, it’s a classic for good reason.