Blood and Sand

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About The Blood and Sand Cocktail

The classic Scotch-based Blood and Sand cocktail tastes like neither. The recipe for the Blood and Sand first appeared in print in Harry Craddock’s 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book. It’s a complex combination of fruity and smoky, and a cinch to make with just four ingredients of identical proportions. Try it yourself with the fool-proof recipe below.

Ingredients in the The Blood and Sand Cocktail

.75 oz
Sweet vermouth
.75 oz
Cherry Heering
.75 oz
Orange Juice

 
Garnish: 

How to make The Blood and Sand Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.

Garnish with an orange peel.

Other Information

Watch San Francisco bartender Kevin Diedrich make a proper Blood and Sand in our How to Cocktail video.


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  • Guy McCoy posted 3 years ago

    I wish to thank you connoisseurs of elixirs (especially Scotch) for your insights into the fabulous world of mixology.


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