1 oz Brandy, Cardenal Mendoza

Build in a rocks glass with a large rock. Be sure to use Mendoza or some other sherry-tastin' Spanish brandy.

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Picture of Las Meninas
Created by
Stew Ellington
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  • kind of shocking how well spanish brandy works with the other ingredients; my only complaint is it's such easy drinking that the whole thing basically tastes like a complex vermouth — ★★★★★
  • Want to try
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Great painting.  Great drink.  So what are we gonna do when the Abbott's runs out.?

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It's dun run out. So what bitters can be used in place of Abbotts?

I had no spanish Brandy on hand, and tried with Cognac.

I confirm what Mahastew already specified: Does not work with Cognac.  Too sweet. You are warned...