Brandy Crusta Recipe

Brandy Crusta
Makes: 1 drink

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

INGREDIENTS
  • 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
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Rim 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.

This recipe, while from a trusted source, may not have been tested by the CHOW food team.
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