Blood and Sand
Scotch, Cherry Liqueur, Sweet vermouth, Orange juice, Orange bitters, Orange peel
Shake, strain, straight up, cocktail. Optional bitters and expressed orange twist garnish.
Traditional ratio is 1:1:1:1, but many find it too sweet. Consider splitting scotch 3/4 oz mild plus 1/4 oz Islay (Lagavulin), and use Carpano Antica.
Named for the 1922 Rudolph Valentino movie.
|Created by||Unknown, Savoy Cocktail Book|
|Posted by||Dan on 06/06/2010|
|Quickstart Cocktails||Vintage Cocktails|
From other users
Forewent the bitters and used equal proportions, which worked well for me. Used Carpano Antica and the vanilla flavors were very welcome.
Try subbing Balcones Brimstone for the scotch - seriously delicious.
THE hardest drink to balance. You know it's ready when you taste it.
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