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4 Point Cocktail


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Cocktails that are composed entirely of alcohol with no mixers can be exceptionally hard to make palatable. While the martini and manhattan cocktails make pure alcohol mixology seem easy, most drinks that contain only alcohol have little appeal to casual drinkers. The 4 Point cocktail takes good bourbon and combines it with applejack, Salerno Blood Orange liqueur and maraschino liqueur to create a rich, complex and ethereal cocktail. Try this one at home or ask your favorite mixologist to mix one up for you. Remember, with cocktails that are all alcohol, stir the drink for best results.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. In a mixing glass, combine first four ingredients.
  2. Add ice. Stir vigorously for 45 seconds.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist. Serve.

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