Richard Stoughton's Purl Royal

Richard Stoughton's Purl Royal

Richard Stoughton's Purl Royal

Purl royal was wine with bitter herbs steeped in it; Stoughton advertised his bitters as a quick and easy way to make it, inventing the cocktail in the process.Matt Taylor-Gross

This bittersweet nightcap is one of the original cocktails.

Richard Stoughton's Purl Royal
This bittersweet nitecap just might be the original cocktail.
Yield: makes one cocktail
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Rainwater madeira
  • 12 tsp. Angostura bitters
  • 12 tsp. Campari

Instructions

  1. In a 2-oz. sherry glass, stir madeira with bitters and Campari. Serve.