SanRu Cocktail

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail

This potent, sherry-based cocktail is derived from one described in Jacinto Sanfeliu Brucart's El Bar: Arte y Evolucion del Cocktail (Madrid, 1949). The head bartender at the swanky Palace Hotel in Madrid, Sanfeliu Brucart sweetened his SanRu with Cherry Heering, a cherry-flavored liqueur from Denmark.


  • 1 oz. amontillado sherry
  • 1 oz. Dubonnet Rouge
  • 1 oz. gin, preferably Beefeater or Tanqueray
  • 12 tsp. Cherry Heering


Step 1

Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with 1 cup cracked ice. Cover and shake vigorously for 10–15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Add a twist of lemon peel and serve.

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