The Metropole Cocktail

The Metropole Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

This brandy-based cocktail’s first documented appearance was made in the 1884 publication, Modern Bartender's Guide by O. H. Byron.


  • 1-1/2 ounces brandy
  • 3/4 ounce dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • 1 dash Orange bitters
  • Cherry to garnish


  1. Place all of the ingredients, except for the garnish, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Slowly stir the mixture for 40 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the drink with the cherry and then serve immediately.

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