Caruso Cocktail (via Eric Felton)

Description
Cognac, Sweet vermouth, Bénédictine, Bitters, Cherry
Ingredients
1 12ozCognac
12ozSweet vermouth
14ozBénédictine
2dsBitters, Angostura
1 Cherry (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, up, garnish, smile.
Notes
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.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1907
Created bypossibly Red Asher, Webster Hall, NYC.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405297020377190457417941042...
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DrunkLab on 12/29/2013
Cocktail photograph
Pictured: Enrico Caruso
Pictured: Enrico Caruso

Comments

Dan's picture

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

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