1 oz Cognac
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
3⁄4 oz Aromatized wine, Dubonnet Rouge
Instructions

Shake, strain, straight up, cocktail glass

Cocktail summary
Created by
Death & Co
Year
2010
Is an
authentic recipe
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Average
4 stars
(8 ratings)
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  • Good but lemon takes over. A bit less next time. — ★★★
  • Not a fave
  • Had to substitue Lillet. Delicious. — ★★★★
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Comments
Dan commented on 11/20/2011:

Curated to add attribution and rewrite instructions in our own words (and more concisely).

I'm making this now, using Carpano Antica Forumla because, sadly no Dubonnet Rouge on hand. Very nice. I'm very fond of the word "crux." As a retired rock climber, the crux of a climb is its single most difficult move. Once you're past the crux, you know that you can make it. Fond memories.


Tucker commented on 4/26/2015:

Delicious cocktail. Great sidecar alternative, particularly if looking for something less cognac forward.