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Sunday, December 22, 2013

25 Days of Christmas Cocktails, Day 22: The Cusp of Capricorn

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This cocktail is fit for a yuletide soirée of the finest sort! Scotch, cranberry juice, dry vermouth and cherry brandy mix and mingle, yielding a festive drink that's much more than the sum of its parts.

The Cusp of Capricorn

1 ½ oz. Scotch
¾ oz. cranberry juice
½ oz. dry vermouth
½ oz. cherry brandy
Tools: shaker, strainer, fine strainer
Glass: coupe

Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice. Shake and double strain into a chilled coupe.

Anu Apte, Rob Roy, Seattle