Mr. Soulé’s Special

Mr. Soule's Special

The invention of this orange-infused brandy cocktail is attributed to Henri Soule, the proprietor of the famed Manhattan restaurant Le Pavillon. See this RecipeAndré Baranowski

The invention of this orange-infused brandy cocktail is attributed to Henri Soule, the proprietor of the famed Manhattan restaurant Le Pavillon.

Mr. Soulé’s Special
The invention of this orange-infused brandy cocktail is attributed to Henri Soule, the proprietor of the famed Manhattan restaurant Le Pavillon.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. superfine sugar
  • 2 oz. cognac, preferably V.S.O.P
  • 2 (1/4"-wide) strips orange peel

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, stir together the lemon juice and sugar until dissolved. Add cognac and 1 strip orange peel along with 2 cups cracked ice. Cover and shake vigorously until well-chilled, 10–15 seconds.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish the rim with remaining strip of orange peel.