The Fogcutter

Description
A tiki drink that may leave you in a fog.
Ingredients
2ozPuerto Rican Rum (Light)
1ozBrandy
12ozGin
2ozLemon juice
1ozOrange juice
12ozOrgeat
12ozCream Sherry (or other sweet Sherry, as float)
Instructions
Add all ingredients, except sherry, to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake hard and strain into a highball or Tiki glass filled with ice. Float the sweet sherry on top.
Notes
There are a lot of variations of this drink. While sherry is traditional, a cherry brandy (such as Cherry Herring) float, is a popular variation. Some versions sub equal parts lemon and lime for lemon. Some swap out the brandy for Pisco. Some swap the light rum for gold rum.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1947
Created by"Trader" Vic Bergeron
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceBeachbum Berry Remixed, pg. 48
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jerryc123 on 07/02/2010

Comments

Zachary Pearson's picture

Cleaned this up a lot. It now conforms to the original recipe quoted in Beachbum Berry Remixed. Kaiser Penguin has a good comparison of the various Fogcutter recipes floating around the Internet, but basically says that the orange juice is the dangerous part of this drink and the goal is to get it into balance with everything else. Some of the many variations are noted in the Notes section.

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