Johnnie Walker Black Label
Fresh Orange Juice
Orange Wedge (Garnish)
Mint Sprig (Garnish)
0 units of alcohol per serve
- Stir all the ingredients in an ice-filled Mixing Glass.
- Strain into a chilled Martini Glass.
The Blood and Sand cocktail is one of the few classic cocktails that calls for orange juice as an ingredient. The blood orange juice gives the cocktail its characteristic red color, while the sand refers to the color of the whisky.
History of the drink
First mentioned in Harry Craddock's 1930, The Savoy Cocktail Book, it quickly gained popularity among cocktail enthusiasts around the world.
The Blood and Sand is a Scotch Whiskey-based cocktail that’s named after a 1922 bullfighting drama starring Rudolph Valentino. The cocktail's name is thought to be a reference to the film's colorful and dramatic scenes.