Dale's Absolutely Guaranteed Aphrodisiac

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 ounce Cachaça

Stir the Grand Marnier and cachaça and serve over ice in a rocks glass

Created for Tony Hendra's "Cocktail Challenge" article in New York magazine. The other challengers were chef Anne Rosenzweig, winemaker Alex Hargrave, and Sex and the City columnist Candace Bushnell. Anne made the final challenge of the afternoon, asking for an "absolutely guaranteed aphrodisiac" with "no fruit."