1 oz Cognac
1⁄2 oz Drambuie
1⁄2 oz Fernet Branca
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)

Stir with ice, strain into a double old fashioned glass with a large ice cube, and garnish with orange oil from a twist.


Recently, I had a guest at work who wanted a Rusty Nail, and I began thinking about Drambuie. I then recalled the delightful Brambuie-Fernet combination in the Bittered Old Coot and Bonita Applebum, and I took things in a Cognac and pineapple rum direction later that evening. For a name, the song "Big Spender" by Peggy Lee was on the sound system, and I went with it.

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Frederic Yarm, Drink, Boston, MA
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