The English Rose Cocktail is gorgeous as well as tasty. It contrasts the sweetness of apricot brandy and grenadine with gin, dry vermouth and lemon.
The Lugger is a sweet cocktail, but not a syrupy-fruity kind of sweet. It features Calvados, a type of apple brandy, regular brandy, and just a dash of apricot brandy. All three of those are on the sweet side, but the dominant note in this drink is apple followed by apricot. The brandy doesn’t really
The Favorite Cocktail cuts apricot brandy with dry vermouth, gin and lemon juice. The tang of those ingredients turns a cloyingly sweet brandy into something palatable. The apricot note in this drink is strengthened by the citrus from the lemon juice. It’s still a fairly sweet drink, as you’d expect with anything involving apricot brandy.
You will not be surprised to hear that the Princess cocktail is just a bit on the frou-frou side. The overall flavor can best be described as “creamy apricot.” We’re practically in a Disney movie here! The main ingredient is a full shot of apricot brandy, which people tend to either love or hate. The