Betsy Ross

from PDT

  • 2 oz. Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac
  • .75 oz. Dow's Ruby Port
  • .5 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

In 1776, Elizabeth Griscom Ross—known as Betsy—was commissioned by George Washington, Robert Morris, and George Ross (her husband's uncle) to sew the country's first flag. —Crosby Gaige, Cocktail Guide and Ladies Companion, 1941