Harvard Recipe

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This cocktail takes its name from one of the U.S’s most prestigious universities – though tradition does not tell us whether it was first devised on campus, or in the bar of Harvard Club in NY.


  • Brandy – 1 part
  • Sugar Syrup – a dash
  • Sweet Vermouth – 1 part
  • Angostura Bitters – a dash
  • Ice Cubes
  • Slice of Lemon to garnish


  1. Half fill the shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add the brandy, sugar syrup and sweet vermouth.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Evenly coat the sides of a cocktail glass with the dash of bitters.
  5. Strain the cocktail into the glass.
  6. Garnish with lemon slice.
  7. Serve.

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