Rudolph Valentino Recipes
August 25th, 2013
We are drinkers and Rudy was too…perhaps a little too much. He and George were both fans of Canadian Scotch, as Prohibition was in effect after 1919 till the early 30s in the US. One cocktail, “Blood and Sand” was named for Rudy’s film.
Blood and Sand Cocktail
A popular cocktail named for Rudy’s 1922 film “Blood and Sand”.
3/4 oz Scotch whiskey
3/4 oz cherry brandy
3/4 oz sweet vermouth
3/4 oz orange juice
orange slice for garnish
Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with an orange slice
To top out the summer I present a new Rudy cocktail!
1/3 lemon juice
Mix with grenadine til red Mix with soda water or ginger-ale to taste (skip lemon juice and do a Sierra Mist is another variation)