About the Blood and Sand Cocktail
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 Blood and Sand Cocktail
- .75 oz The Glenrothes Select Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky
- .75 oz Sweet vermouth
- .75 oz Cherry Heering
- .75 oz Orange juice
Garnish: Orange peel
Glass: Coupe or cocktail
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.
Watch San Francisco bartender Kevin Diedrich make a proper Blood and Sand in our How to Cocktail video.