All drinks depend on the quality of their ingredients, and it’s especially true when it comes to simple recipes with only two or three ingredients.
Please take it from our hard-won experience: low-quality apricot brandy will give you rickets and lower your credit score. Look for one of the newer brands like Rothman & Winter, or use an apricot eau de vie.
Shake with ice and strain into a short glass with ice. You could also use a sour glass (with no ice) – it looks like a mini wine glass. Garnish with a cherry and a half-wheel of orange.
- The Joy of Mixology by Gary Regan