Stir the first three ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with the brut.

    Origin: Created by U.S. military intelligence officers toward the end of WWII in order to put to good use the French spoils of war taken from the retreating Germans.

    All booze and bittersChampagneExpensiveFizzyHighbrowPostprandialPotentProhibition era and vintage

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    • 1 ½ oz brandy
    • ½ oz Bénédictine
    • ½ oz Cointreau
    • ¾ oz lemon juice

    Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Flamed orange peel garnish.

    ExpensivePostprandialPotentProhibition era and vintage

    • 1 oz Cognac
    • ½ oz Cointreau
    • ¼ oz maraschino
    • ¼ oz lemon juice
    • brut Champagne

    Stir the first four ingredients and strain into a martini glass. Top with brut. Flamed orange peel garnish.


    • 1 oz Cognac
    • 1 oz Bénédictine

    Build in a brandy snifter.

    All booze and bittersCold outsideExpensiveFive-star cocktailsHanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s EveHighbrowNite nitePostprandialProhibition era and vintageSimpleStandardsUrban

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