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Blood and Sand

Here is a classic cocktail which is said to have been named after the 1922 film Bullfighter which starred Rudolf Valentino. It is usually made with common orange juice, but using the juice of the blood orange adds a certain flair to the cocktail.

SAM_1022 Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

3/4 oz Scotch Whisky
3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz Cherry Brandy (sub Cherry Heering)
3/4 oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
ice
Orange Zest
Brandied Cherry

Add the first four ingredients into a metal shaker with ice
Shake until the outside of the shaker frosts
Strain into a cocktail glass
Garnish with flamed orange zest and a brandied cherry

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