Blood and Sand

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Prep time5 minutes
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Description

A Blood and Sand Cocktail as mixed by Ben at Armsby Abbey in WorcesterThe Blood and Sand is a seldom-seen Scotch-based cocktail, a relic from the days when every bar had blended Scotch whiskey that was used in cocktails like any other whiskey.

Since the single-malts have taken over, you don't see Scotch in cocktails very often. Try this with a decent blended whiskey.

Ingredients

1ozScotch Whiskey (blended)
1ozOrange Juice
3⁄4ozSweet Vermouth
3⁄4ozCherry Brandy

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

Twist a strip of orange zest over it, and then flame the expressed oils dripping into the glass.

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