Rating: 4 stars
2 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 2
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An old brandy, vermouth, and bitters cocktail that dates from about the 1880s. Also good with a dash of orange bitters.

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prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in cognac and vermouth, then shake in bitters. Stir well, strain into a chilled glass, and garnish with a cherry.

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Nutrition Facts

230 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 7.8g; sodium 15.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
04/19/2020
Lighter in body due to dry vermouth being 50% of the recipe. But I thought it needed a bit more body, so in future I will mix it with 2 oz cognac to 1-1/2 oz dry vermouth. Peychaud’s bitters is customary with anything cognac. Read More
2 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 2
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Rating: 4 stars
04/18/2020
Lighter in body due to dry vermouth being 50% of the recipe. But I thought it needed a bit more body, so in future I will mix it with 2 oz cognac to 1-1/2 oz dry vermouth. Peychaud’s bitters is customary with anything cognac. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
02/10/2013
Granted I've never had a Metropole before. I think this is all about taste but honestly I missed sweet vermouth in this. I tasted it tasted it again and added a little sweet vermouth and it was just about right. Read More