Nelson's Nightcap Ingredients
- 1 tsp Orange Curacao
- 3/4 oz White Wine
- 1/2 oz Dry Sherry
- 1 1/2 oz LBV Port
- 1 dash Angostura Bitters
- 3 oz Lemonade
Nelson's Nightcap Instructions
Nelson's Nightcap is a delicious cocktail that combines the flavors of rum, lime, and bitters. It is a perfect drink to enjoy after a long day, as it helps you relax and unwind.
To make Nelson's Nightcap, start by squeezing the juice of one lime into a cocktail shaker. Add 2 ounces of rum and a few dashes of bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well to combine all the ingredients.
Next, strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime twist or a cherry, if desired. Nelson's Nightcap is best served chilled and enjoyed slowly.
This cocktail is named after the famous British naval officer, Admiral Horatio Nelson. It is believed that he used to enjoy this drink to wind down after a long day at sea. The combination of rum, lime, and bitters creates a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that is sure to please your taste buds.
Nelson's Nightcap is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of dishes. It pairs well with seafood, particularly shellfish and grilled fish. It also goes well with spicy dishes, as the lime helps to cut through the heat.
If you are a fan of rum-based cocktails, Nelson's Nightcap is a must-try. Its simple yet delicious flavors make it a classic cocktail that is sure to become a favorite. So, the next time you're looking for a drink to help you relax and unwind, give Nelson's Nightcap a try. Cheers!
Best served in a Red Wine Glass.
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