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Russian Cocktail - Lessons on Vodka
The Russian Cocktail was re-discovered by David Wondrich and is believed to be the first vodka cocktail ever shown in print. Originally featured in the St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans, the recipe can be found in a book called Beverage Deluxe from 1911.
1 1/2 oz vodka
3/4 oz Cherry Heering
1/4 oz Kirschwasser
Shake with ice.
Strain into a cocktail glass.