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Brandy Crusta Brandy Crusta

Brandy Crusta

Created in the 1850's by Joseph Santini in New Orleans (USA). It takes its name from the sugar crust around the rim. The Brandy Crusta is one of greastest ancestral cocktail illustrated in Jerry Thomas' Bar-Tender's guide, and considered as the ancestor of the Sidecar.

Prep time
5 mins
  • Sour
  • Sweet


For the recipe

  • 0.75 oz Cointreau
  • 1.75 oz Rémy Martin V.S.O.P cognac
  • 0.50 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

How to mix Brandy Crusta

  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker

  • Step 2

    Add ice and shake until well-chilled

  • Step 3

    Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass

  • Step 4

    Garnish with an orange twist and a sugar rim

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