The Half Windsor

Refreshing low alcohol summer drink
2 oz Aromatized wine, Cocchi Americano
1 oz Grapefruit juice
12 oz Cognac
Build in shaker, add ice, shake briefly don't over dilute
Cocchi and grapefruit start sweet then sing together in a lightly sour/bitter finish
From other users
  • Light, balanced, and interesting. Mildly bitter. Stefan enjoyed it. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Tasty. Sweet then bitter, but mildly so. Would be a nice sub for a pre-dinner white wine. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Wonderful low-alcohol apertivo that replaces the more typical bitterness with a smooth tartness. Very enjoyable light drink! — ☆☆☆☆


I made this up with a

I made this up with a laphroaig rinse, 1.5 oz cocchi, 1 oz cognac, and 1/2 oz grapefruit. A different drink, but really delicious.