Blood & Sand Cocktail
This essential scotch cocktail, created in London in the 1920s, was named for the 1922 film starring Rudolph Valentino. It combines scotch, Cherry Heering, vermouth, and orange juice for a smoky-sweet effect. Pour the cocktail into a highball glass, and top off with more juice if you wish to serve the drink at brunch.
- 1 oz. scotch
- 3⁄4 oz. Cherry Heering liqueur
- 3⁄4 oz. sweet vermouth
- 3⁄4 oz. fresh orange juice
- 1 maraschino cherry, to garnish
- Combine scotch, Cherry Heering, vermouth, and orange juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; cover and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and top with cherry.