Better Off Red

Sandeman-Spirtz

Three delicious cocktails to make with that port that’s been hiding in your liquor cabinet all Winter.

Sandeman Spritz
By Jim Meehan (Please Don’t Tell, NYC)

Ingredients

1 1/2 parts Sandeman Founders Reserve Port
1 1/2 parts Grapefruit juice
1 1/2 parts Pellegrino Chinotto

Preparation

Combine the first two ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Shake with ice and strain into a Douro spice rimmed rocks glass filled with ice.
Top with Pellegrino Chinotto.
Garnish with half a grapefruit wheel

Port-Marg1

Port Margarita
By Peter Vestinos (Wirtz Beverage Group, Chicago)

Ingredients

2 parts Avion Tequila
3/4 parts Lime juice
3/4 parts Sandeman Porto Founders Reserve
1/4 part Agave nectar
1 dash Orange bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice.
Strain into a rocks glass, then fill with fresh ice.
Garnish with a lime wheel.

Sandeman-Sangree-revised

Sandeman Sangree
By Peter Vestinos (Wirtz Beverage Group, Chicago)

Ingredients

1 1/2 parts Sandeman Porto Founders Reserve
3/4 parts Plymouth Gin
3/4 parts Lemon Juice
1/2 parts Simple Syrup
2 parts Soda water

Preparation

Combine all ingredients, except the soda water into a cocktail shaker.
Shake briefly with ice.
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Add soda water.
Add a lemon wheel and grate nutmeg across top.

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