Unlike bourbon, brandy, which is distilled from fermented fruit, is a natural mixer. Dr. Samuel Johnson said, “Claret is the liquor for boys, port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.” Given the innumerable kinds of brandies available, with new varieties appearing regularly, heroes must abound. As do brandy cocktail recipes.| from: Field Guide to Cocktails , by Rob Chirico
- 1Shake all ingredients well with ice; then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
This recipe, while from a trusted source, may not have been tested by the CHOW food team.
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