So, where were we? Oh yeah. Brandy drinks.
The next one listed in the Mr. Boston index is the Brandied Port. or I guess you could call it the Ported Brandy, as the ratios are exactly the same. It’s a fairly simple drink, but absolutely spot on. I love the depth that the tawny port adds, plus the touch of maraschino liqueur sweetens it up while at the same time giving it a slightly nutty character. Lastly, the orange wheel serves a dual purpose. Visually, it brightens the drink to a summery warmth, while at the same time giving a dandy perfume of orangey goodness. I could drink a few of these no problem. Enjoy!
1oz tawny port
0.5oz lemon juice
1 tsp maraschino liqueur
Garnish: orange wheel
Shake with ice and strain into ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with orange.
Filed under: Mr. Boston 75th Anniversary Official Bartenders Guide
Blair Frodelius is a professional full-time musician, an award-winning mixologist, USBG Spirits Professional, BarSmarts Live & Wired graduate. Several of his original cocktails can be found in the 75th Anniversary Mr. Boston Official Bartenders Guide, and one inspired by Harry Craddock in the Mixellany publication The Deans of Drink.
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Blair Frodelius is a professional full-time musician, an award-winning mixologist, USBG Spirits Professional, BarSmarts Live graduate and member of the Museum of the American Cocktail. Many of his original cocktails can be found in the 75th Anniversary Mr. Boston Official Bartenders Guide.