Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Bulldog Cocktail

Source:  Recipes for Mixed Drinks page:  10
1 jigger cherry brandy

Ingredient: cherry brandy

Also Known As:  Kirschwasser, Kirsch, cherry eau de vie What it is:  Brandy


Fruit brandy made from cherries. Fruit brandy usually contains 40% to 45% ABV. It is usually colorless and is customarily drunk chilled or over ice.


Substitution:  Kirschwasser

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1/2 jigger Cuban rum

Ingredient: Cuban rum

What it is:  Rum
Distilled beverage made from sugarcane by-products such as molasses and sugarcane juice by a process of fermentation and distillation. Cuban-style rum is filtered, light-bodied and has a fairly clean taste.

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(calls for Bacardi)
1/2 lime

Ingredient: lime

What it is:  Fruit

A number of different fruits (generally citruses), both species and hybrids, which have their origin in the Himalayan region of India, and which are typically round, green to yellow in color, 3–6 cm in diameter, generally containing sour and acidic pulp.

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Shake well in a mixing glass with cracked ice, strain and serve in a cocktail glass.