Thursday, November 11, 2010

Recipe: The Stinger

From Esquire magazine, a recipe for the classic cocktail called The Stinger:



  • 2 1/4 ounces brandy
  • 3/4 ounce white creme de menthe

Glass Type: cocktail glass


Shake well with cracked ice -- and go easy on the crème de menthe -- then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. The Stinger is sometimes served with a pair of short straws. Don't tell anyone we said so, but the Stinger is almost as tasty if you make it with a good white rum, such as Brugal. You can call that a Picador, we suppose.

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