Norman Conquest

Description
Calvados, Sweet vermouth, Bitters, Islands Scotch, Simple syrup, Orange peel
Ingredients
Instructions
Stir, strain, up, twist.
Notes
Also sometimes made with bourbon rather than Scotch, bringing it closer to Sam Ross' Grandfather cocktail. Adam Manning recommends making it with Scotch, adding a dash of Peychaud's, and replacing the simple with a spoonful of Drambuie.
Cocktail summary
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Drink
Created byErik Lorincz, The American Bar at the Savoy Hotel, London.
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://www.sfgate.com/wine/cocktailian/article/Not-one-Norman-Conquest-b...
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DrunkLab on 11/07/2013

Comments

So it's like a Vieux Carre for the North Atlantic (smoky/peaty more than spicy). Lovely. I used Lagavulin 16, because it's what I had, + Peychaud's. The Drambuie would replace the Benedictine so sounds intriguing, but I don't have any on hand.

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