Vanderbilt cocktail

Type: Cocktail

Named after the well-known wealthy sportsman, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I, who died in 1915 on the RMS Lusitania. A sophisticated drink that is worthy of carrying the Vanderbilt name, one of the most well-known and wealthy families of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

Print instructions


  • 25ml cherry brandy
  • 50ml brandy
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  • Lemon zest
  • Cherry - to garnish
  • Ice

How to make

  1. Stir the ingredients together with ice
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass
  3. Squeeze the lemon zest over the top and garnish with a cherry


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