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 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.