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American Beauty
Contains Alcohol:  Yes
Style: Cocktail
Ingredients: 6

1 oz Brandy
1/2 oz Vermouth (Dry)
1/4 tsp White Creme de Menthe
1 oz Orange Juice
1 tsp Grenadine
1/2 oz Tawny Port


In a shaker half-filled with ice cubes, combine the Brandy, Vermouth, Creme de Menthe, Orange Juice, and Grenadine. Shake well. Strain into a cocktail glass. Pouring slowly and carefully, float the Port on top.

American Beauty - Summary

This drink style is classified as a Cocktail and is Alcoholic, so drink responsibly! The recommended glass type for this drink is a Rocks or Old-Fashioned Glass. We say, feel free to serve it in whatever you have available; it will still taste the same :)

You may also use different variations of the same ingredient. For example, you could change up fruit types or sugar substitutes. Other substitutions would include different brands of liquor. For example, if your drink calls for a specific type of whiskey, you could try using bourbon instead of Irish.

Crafting cocktails should be fun, so get creative and make it your own. Who knows, you might find your next favorite!

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American Beauty consists of 6 different ingredients, although you may not need all of them to make it work. Keep in mind, there are many different flavored spirts and brands, so never feel obligated to use any one in particular. If you don't have all of the below ingredients, you can always get crafty and try your own variations. You might even create your own version that tastes even better. Feel free to share your creations with the Cocktail Friend community!

Here are some of the potential core ingredients you'll want. Each ingredient links to other drinks containing that same ingredient:

  1. Brandy
  2. Vermouth (Dry)
  3. Creme de Menthe
  4. Orange Juice
  5. Grenadine
  6. Port Wine (Tawny)
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