Brandy Crusta

Brandy Crusta
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Brandy Crusta is a classic cocktail made with brandy, maraschino liqueur, orange curacao, lemon juice, and sugar syrup. It is believed that the drink was invented by a bartender named Joseph Santini, in New Orleans in the mid-1800s and has been popular ever since. The drink has a unique flavor profile that combines the sweetness of brandy with the tartness of citrus. It has a smooth texture and is often garnished with a lemon twist. The Brandy Crusta cocktail is an ideal choice for those looking for a sophisticated yet refreshing drink that pairs well with many types of food.

Brandy Crusta Recipe

  1. 60 ml brandy

  2. 15 ml orange curaçao

  3. 15 ml fresh lemon juice

  4. 15 ml simple syrup

  5. 10 ml maraschino liqueur

  6. 1 dash of Angostura bitters

  7. Ice

  8. Garnish: lemon twist

  9. Garnish: sugar rim (optional)

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How to Make a Brandy Crusta

  1. Rim your cocktail glass with sugar.

  2. Add brandy, orange curaçao, fresh lemon juice, maraschino liqueur, simple syrup, and 1 dash of Angostura bitters to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

  3. Shake for about 15 seconds until chilled.

  4. Strain the mix into the cocktail glass.

  5. Garnish with a lemon twist.