Print Recipe

The Star Cocktail

This is a classic cocktail from before Prohibition. It follows the classic recipe formula of Base Spirit, Sweetner, Vermouth, & Bitters.


  • 1 1/2 oz Apple Brandy
  • 1 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters.


  • Chill a cocktail glass in preparation for the drink.
  • Pour all liquid ingredients into a mixing glass.
  • Add ice and stir for 20-30 seconds
  • Strain into the chilled glass and garnish with a lemon peel.