"The Hastings Cocktail | Crafted Pour"

"I'm really hoping that I won't have as much time to binge watch content in 2021. As much as I miss the outside world, it has been fun to expand my viewing habits. And I'll admit that I didn't rush to start watching Bridgerton. It took a couple of episodes, but whether a guilty pleasure or not, I'm in. There, I said it. I wonder what those gentlemen were imbibing whilst fraternizing with one another at the 'Club'. I see decanters of brown spirit. It could be Rum. Lord knows the British were stockpiling that during the time. But these aristocrats more likely were sipping the finest Brandy that their untold riches could by. While the cocktail was in its infancy in America during this time, that doesn't mean the Duke wouldn't have enjoyed a proper one. So here goes! Brandy plays softer in straight cocktails than other spirits do so I wanted it to shine. If you ever get to taste really old Brandy, it can have this slightly oxidized almost floral quality to it. By using the Vermouth, adding some bitter charred orange element with the Gran Classico, then drying and tying it all together with the Angostura, this drink to me evokes those old dusty casks of Cognac. Perhaps like the ones The Duke of Hastings would have been fililng his decanter from.", "The Hastings Cocktail", "The Hastings Cocktail",

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The Hastings Cocktail By , May 8, 2009 I'm really hoping that I won't have as much time to binge watch content in 2021. As much as I miss the outside world, it has been fun to expand my viewing habits. And I'll admit that I didn't rush to start watching Bridgerton. It took a couple of episodes, but whether a guilty pleasure or not, I'm in. There, I said it.

I wonder what those gentlemen were imbibing whilst fraternizing with one another at the 'Club'. I see decanters of brown spirit. It could be Rum. Lord knows the British were stockpiling that during the time. But these aristocrats more likely were sipping the finest Brandy that their untold riches could by.

While the cocktail was in its infancy in America during this time, that doesn't mean the Duke wouldn't have enjoyed a proper one. So here goes! Brandy plays softer in straight cocktails than other spirits do so I wanted it to shine. If you ever get to taste really old Brandy, it can have this slightly oxidized almost floral quality to it. By using the Vermouth, adding some bitter charred orange element with the Gran Classico, then drying and tying it all together with the Angostura, this drink to me evokes those old dusty casks of Cognac. Perhaps like the ones The Duke of Hastings would have been fililng his decanter from. I'm really hoping that I won't have as much time to binge watch content in 2021. As much as I miss the outside world, it has been fun to expand my viewing habits. And I'll admit that I didn't rush to start watching Bridgerton. It took a couple of episodes, but whether a guilty pleasure or not, I'm in. There, I said it. I wonder what those gentlemen were imbibing whilst fraternizing with one another at the 'Club'. I see decanters of brown spirit. It could be Rum. Lord knows the British were stockpiling that during the time. But these aristocrats more likely were sipping the finest Brandy that their untold riches could by. While the cocktail was in its infancy in America during this time, that doesn't mean the Duke wouldn't have enjoyed a proper one. So here goes! Brandy plays softer in straight cocktails than other spirits do so I wanted it to shine. If you ever get to taste really old Brandy, it can have this slightly oxidized almost floral quality to it. By using the Vermouth, adding some bitter charred orange element with the Gran Classico, then drying and tying it all together with the Angostura, this drink to me evokes those old dusty casks of Cognac. Perhaps like the ones The Duke of Hastings would have been fililng his decanter from. Ingredients: - Maison Rouge VSOP - Dolin Sweet Vermouth Instructions: Stir and strain into chilled Nick & Nora glass or chilled Coupe. Garnish with Lemon Peel. Spirit Forward,Slings,Themed,Cognac,Dolin,Vermouth,Originals,All Recipes