Antrim Cocktail

This is a slow creeper-upper, so prend garde!
1 oz Cognac
1 oz Port
12 t Sugar
Shake with lots of cracked ice and serve in a Manhattan glass.
From other users
  • Tried without and with sugar and preferred with. Orange bitters would seem a good addition. — ☆☆☆
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I wonder what sort of port

I wonder what sort of port was intended. I can't imagine the motivation for adding sugar to a drink that is already half port.

From Punch: Seeking a more

From Punch: Seeking a more consistent mouthfeel and flavor, Brooklyn bartender Selma Slabiak introduces orange bitters, gomme syrup and a lemon twist to the proceedings.

  • 1 ounce Cognac, preferably Pierre Ferrand 1840
  • 1 ounce tawny port
  • 2 dashes orange bitters, preferably Regans'
  • 1 barspoon gomme syrup (see Editor's Note) 

Garnish: lemon peel