Blood & Sand

blood orange

This scotch cocktail was named after Rudolph Valentino’s 1922 Bullfighting movie with the same name. The juice of a blood orange lends it it’s characteristic red color.


  • 1 oz Johnnie Walker Red
  • Juice of ½ a blood orange
  • 3/4 oz sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 oz cherry brandy


  • Pour all of ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  • Fill shaker with ice, and shake well for 10 seconds; strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of orange.