1 1⁄2 oz Red wine
3⁄4 oz Brandy
3⁄4 oz Rye (high proof)
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Orange juice
1⁄4 oz Falernum
1⁄4 oz Orgeat
1⁄4 oz Maple syrup
1 pn Nutmeg (freshly grated, for garnish)
1 sli Lemon (wheel, for garnish)
2 lf Pineapple (for garnish)

Whip shake with a handful of crushed/pebble ice and dump into a chilled snifter. Fill with crushed/pebble ice. Garnish with grated nutmeg, a lemon wheel, and pineapple fronds and serve with a straw.


"They say, 'Brandy, fetch another round.'
She serves them whiskey and wine."


I had the kind of dumb idea to make a tiki drink inspired by "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)" by Looking Glass. I am not aware of another tiki drink that has red wine as the main ingredient, but it works surprisingly well. With its emphasis on red wine, citrus, and spice, the drink almost tastes like a tropical mulled wine.

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  • Works well. Was out of OJ, used 1/4 triple sec instead. Makes me want to play around with the template, different spirits. Would lean more into the spice—maybe additional bitters, falernum, or 1/4 oz allspice dram, drop the Orgeat if needed to balance.
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