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Blood and Sand

Blood and Sand

A scotch cocktail named after the 1922 movie.

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Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
1 oz Scotch[ Add ]
34 oz Sweet Vermouth[ Add ]
34 oz Cherry Liqueur[ Add ]
1 oz Blood Orange Juice[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in a shaker
Glass: Cocktail
  1. Pour all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into Cocktail glass.
  4. Decorate with a Maraschino cherry and an orange zest.

Volume: 3.5 oz
Alcohol units: 2.1 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 20%


Times viewed: 22252
Average Score: 9.0 (1 vote)

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It was named for Rudolph Valentino's 1922 bullfighter movie Blood and Sand. The red juice of the blood orange in the drink helped link it with the film.

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works well with cassis instead of cherry brandy and cherry instead of orange

Comment by rocket.ian on 2014-12-30 12:34:46

Added by David on
Last updated on 2012-06-10 17:14:59
Status: Approved