Caruso Cocktail (via Eric Felton)

Cognac, Sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, Bitters, Cherry
1 12ozCognac
12ozSweet vermouth
2dsBitters, Angostura
1 Cherry (as garnish)
Stir, strain, up, garnish, smile.
There are many recipes from this era named, ostensibly, for wild tenor Enrico Caruso. The most famous one calls for gin, dry vermouth, and creme de menthe. This one's better.
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Created bypossibly Red Asher, Webster Hall, NYC.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
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DrunkLab on 12/29/2013
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Pictured: Enrico Caruso
Pictured: Enrico Caruso


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Fixed the "Angostura" to be bitters, rather than rum.

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