1 1⁄2 oz Cognac
1⁄4 oz Pineapple syrup
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Instructions

Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with a lemon twist.

History

I mashed up Harry Johnson's Saratoga with the Metropole – a Cognac Dry Manhattan with Peychaud's Bitters (David Wondrich included gum syrup to make it more agreeable to the modern palate) – first published in George Kappeler's 1895 Modern American Drinks. For a name, I dubbed this one Two O'Clock at the Metropole after a James Thurber piece about the 1912 murder of gambling den owner Herman Rosenthal at Manhattan's Hotel Metropole.

Cocktail summary
Picture of Two O'Clock at the Metropole
FRY 2021
Posted by yarm on 11/19/2021
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
Year
2021
Is the
author's original creation
Curator
Not yet rated
Average
Not yet rated
YieldsDrink
Cocktail Book
Log in or sign up to start building your Cocktail Book.
Similar cocktails
  • The Bedford Nest — Dry vermouth, Bourbon, Añejo rum, Bénédictine, Apricot liqueur, Peychaud's Bitters, Orange peel
  • Mother Hen — Bourbon, Madeira, Apricot liqueur, Bitters
  • Trick of the Tail — Bourbon, Ruby Port, Apricot liqueur, Bitters, Cinnamon, Apple
  • Martilla — Añejo tequila, Dry vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon peel
  • Dry and Fruity — Bourbon, Dry vermouth, Bitters, Fig syrup, Grapefruit juice
  • Metropole — Brandy, Dry vermouth, Peychaud's Bitters, Orange bitters, Simple syrup
  • Amos 'n Andy — Armagnac, Port, Cherry Liqueur, Fernet Branca, Bitters, Orange peel
  • Frank's Cocktail — Cognac, White port, Orange bitters, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon peel
  • Field Cocktail — Cognac, Dry vermouth, Pineapple juice, Pineapple
  • John Phin Cocktail — Brandy, Dry vermouth, Maraschino Liqueur, Curaçao, Bitters, Orange peel
Comments