Blood and Sand
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About this Cocktail

Blood and Sand is a scotch based cocktail introduced in 1922. It was named for Rudolph Valentino's 1922 bullfighter movie Blood and Sand. The red juice of the blood orange in the drink helped link it with the film. The recipe first appeared in the 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book. Blood and Sand is one of the few classic mixed drinks that includes scotch.

Ingredients:
  • 3/4oz scotch
  • 3/4oz cherry heering
  • 3/4oz sweet vermouth
  • 3/4oz orange juice
  • Orange twist in glass
Preparation:

Coup
Shake/strain
Orang twist in glass
(Flamed orange an cherry garnish optional)

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