Brandy Crusta

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 1.5 ounces Brandy
  • .25 ounce Maraschino Liqueur
  • .25 ounce Cointreau
  • .25 ounce Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Peel (Garnish)

In a mixing glass combine ingredients Strain into a small cocktail glass with a lightly sugared rim. Garnish with the spiral of lemon around the rim of the glass.

Crustas were extra-fancy cocktails invented by Joseph Santina, who opened the Jewel of the South in 1852 on Gravier Street in New Orleans. (The name refers to the sugar crusted around the rim of the glass.)