American’s Big Dram
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American’s Big Dram
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The American’s Big Dram is a cocktail that presents a complex blend of flavors, combining the rich warmth of brandy with the sweet and tangy taste of orange juice. This ... more The American’s Big Dram is a cocktail that presents a complex blend of flavors, combining the rich warmth of brandy with the sweet and tangy taste of orange juice. This depth is further enhanced by the addition of grenadine, contributing a syrupy sweetness and vibrant color to the mix. The cocktail also features red vermouth, which lends an aromatic herbal note and subtle spiced undertones, creating a sophisticated balance to the concoction. Though creme de menthe and ruby port are listed, these ingredients don't actually contribute to the drink in this specific recipe. Traditionally served in a cocktail glass, the American’s Big Dram is a flavorful choice with a diverse palette of flavors that could appeal to those who enjoy a multifaceted and sweet-tasting cocktail experience.
Base ingredient
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Brandy
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, mint
Alcohol content
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14% | 1.68 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Brandy cocktail ingredient
Brandy
30ml 1oz 3cl
Orange juice cocktail ingredient
Orange juice
30ml 1oz 3cl
Grenadine cocktail ingredient
Grenadine
30ml 1oz 3cl
Creme De Menthe cocktail ingredient
Creme De Menthe
Dash Dash Dash
Red vermouth cocktail ingredient
Red vermouth
30ml 1oz 3cl
Ruby Port cocktail ingredient
Ruby Port
Dash Dash Dash

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put the ice into a cocktail shaker and pour in the brandy, vermouth, orange juice, grenadine and crème de menthe
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Tilt the glass and gently pour in a little ruby port so it floats on top
Decorate with a cocktail cherry and mint leaves and serve

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