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Brandy sour

Brandy sour 1
Brandy sour

(Invented by Gavin; makes 2 drinks.)

  • 3 oz. brandy
  • juice of one lemon
  • juice of one small orange or tangerine (even better)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar or simple syrup
  • dash of bitters
  • 2 maraschino cherries and a little cherry juice from the jar

If using sugar, squeeze all the citrus juice into the shaker, and stir in sugar. Add ice to shaker. Add alcohol. Shake hard. Put a maraschino cherry and a little cherry juice in the bottom of a chilled martini glass. Pour alcohol and citrus over the back of a spoon into the glasses.

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Originally posted on Pasadena Housewife.