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