Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Brandy Champarelle

1/4 wine-glass Curaçao (red)

Ingredient: Curaçao (red)

Substitution:  bitter Substitution:  orange Substitution:  orange bitters

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1/4 wine-glass Chartreuse (yellow)

Ingredient: Chartreuse (yellow)

What it is:  Liqueur

French liqueur composed of distilled alcohol flavored with 130 herbal extracts.

Substitution:  Chartreuse

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1/4 wine-glass anisette

Ingredient: anisette

Also Known As:  anis, liqueur d'anis What it is:  Liqueur
Anise-flavored liqueur that is sweeter than most anise-flavored liqueurs (such as pastis), and also has a lower alcohol content (typically 25% by volume, versus 40%). Like pastis, it was first created to replace absinthe. Marie Brizard is a well-known producer of French-style anisette. Anís del Mono is a Spanish brand. Sambucca Romana is one of Italy's versions.

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1/4 wine-glass Kirschwasser

Ingredient: Kirschwasser

Also Known As:  Kirsch What it is:  Brandy
Clear, colorless fruit brandy traditionally made from double distillation of morellos, a dark-colored cultivar of the sour cherry. Less sweet than other cherry brandies it is often served cold in a small glass as an apéritif. It's also used in mixed drinks.

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or Brandy; whichever the customer desires, and serve.
(Use a Sherry wine glass.)

Attention must be paid to prevent the different liquors from running into each other, to have them perfectly separated and distinct. (See illustration, Plate No. 6.)