The silent film star Greta Garbo was one of the first glamour girls of Hollywood. She made her speaking debut in 1930 in the film Anna Christie in which she uttered these unforgettable words... "Gimme a whisky with ginger ale and don't be stingy, baby."
The Garbo Cocktail is interesting and the creme de menthe may not be the first thing we would normally add to a brandy, orange juice and grenadine cocktail, but it is surprisingly good. The mint liqueur adds just a splash of cooling herbs and is a nice accent if used in small amounts.
- 1 ounce brandy
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- 1 ounce orange juice
- 1/4 ounce grenadine
- Dash of white crème de menthe
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a chilled highball glass.
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