Blood and Sand Cocktail
The Blood and Sand first appeared in Harry Craddock’s classic The Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930. What to buy: Heering Cherry Liqueur was created by Peter Heering in Denmark in the early 1800s. It is viscous and sweet with an intense dark-cherry flavor.
- 3⁄4 ounce good-quality blended scotch whisky
- 3⁄4 ounce Sweet Vermouth
- 3⁄4 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1 teaspoon heering cherry liqueur
- orange twist, for garnish
Add the Scotch, vermouth, and orange juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.
Slowly pour in the Heering Cherry Liqueur from a spoon and garnish with an orange twist.