Bengal

2 oz Brandy ("Old" - VSOP or higher)
1 oz Pineapple syrup
12 oz Orange Curaçao
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur
6 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 sli Lemon peel (garnish)
Instructions
Mix and serve with a piece of lemon peel
Notes
Converted from percentages and sized to 4 oz.
History
Found in the 1937 U.K. Bartender's Guild manual, Harry Craddock, President
From other users
  • Added 1/4oz lemon juice per comments, and quite liked the result. A concoction with some character for sweet-drink lovers. — ☆☆☆☆
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2 Comments

Zachary Pearson's picture

Personally, I would drop the

Personally, I would drop the pineapple syrup to 1/4 oz and add 3/4 oz lime - it might be like a Pegu Club then.

Zachary Pearson's picture

So I made this... made

So I made this... made pineapple syrup, used (very) good brandy (Germain-Robin single barrel Viognier). Yes, it's sweet. Surprisingly, the Maraschino is forward. It needed some acid, badly, so I added 1/4 oz lemon. Still not a Dan kind of cocktail, but this has nice texture, and corrected for the modern palate, it's got redeeming qualities.