Main Spirit Cognac
Difficulty Easy
Technique Shaken

Creating a beautiful balance that allows the cherry flavour to shine through, the Vanderbilt is as rich in as its┬ánamesakes. Combining Cherry Heering, Cognac, Sugar Syrup & Angostura bitters, this drink has been adapted from Harry Craddock’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book.


  • 2.25 oz. 68ml Cognac
  • 0.75 oz. 23ml Cherry Heering
  • 0.15 oz. 5ml Sugar Syrup
  • 2 dash 2 dash Angostura Bitters
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Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into a cocktail glass


Lemon zest

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