Brandy Fix
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Brandy Fix
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3.98 / 5
The Brandy Fix is a classic cocktail that dates back to the 19th century. It is a sweet and refreshing drink that combines the warmth of brandy with the tangy ... more The Brandy Fix is a classic cocktail that dates back to the 19th century. It is a sweet and refreshing drink that combines the warmth of brandy with the tangy flavors of fresh lemon and orange liqueur. The cocktail is believed to have originated in New York City, where it was a popular choice among socialites and high society members. The brandy provides a rich and smooth base for the drink, while the lemon adds a zesty kick and the orange liqueur adds a touch of sweetness. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a balanced and fruity flavor profile, making it a great choice for any occasion.
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27.05% | 1.65 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Brandy Fix revives the old classic with a delightful mix of smooth brandy, fresh lemon zing, and the sweet subtlety of blue Curaçao. It’s a historical delight reimagined, offering a citrusy, refreshing sip with a pleasantly sweet aftertaste.

Method
How to make a Brandy Fix

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a glass a third full of crushed ice add lemon juice, brandy and curaçao
Stir well with a spoon and garnish with a lemon slice before serving

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Brandy Fix to ensure the ingredients are well mixed?

To properly stir the Brandy Fix, fill a mixing glass with ice, add the brandy and blue Curaçao, and gently stir for about 30 seconds to chill and dilute the mix without introducing too much air. This method keeps the cocktail dense and cold.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for a Brandy Fix to enhance its presentation?

A slice of lemon or a twist of lemon peel makes an excellent garnish for a Brandy Fix. Additionally, a cherry or a sprig of fresh mint can add color and a touch of additional flavor.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the blue Curaçao in a Brandy Fix, and if so, with what?

Yes, if you wish to substitute blue Curaçao, you can use an orange liqueur like Triple Sec or Cointreau with a drop of blue food coloring to maintain the color. The taste will be slightly different but still delicious.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Brandy Fix for maximum enjoyment?

Serve the Brandy Fix in a chilled lowball glass over ice to keep it cold. Make sure to stir the mixture well before serving to ensure a balanced flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Brandy Fix compare to a standard glass of wine?

The Brandy Fix has an alcohol content of 27.05%, which is significantly higher than a standard glass of wine, which usually contains about 12% alcohol. It's a stronger option, so it should be enjoyed in moderation.

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