They say a good fragrance is really a powerful cocktail of memories and emotion. That why, sometimes, the best thing to do is to sit down, take a breath and have a cocktail. We’ll be going on a cruise on how to prepare Almond Crusta Cocktail.

Almond Crusta Cocktail is an attractive and delicious drink and would be fun to serve as a signature drink at a party.

Almond Crusta


  • 1 orange, rinsed and dried
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1/2 ounce orange liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • To garnish; Long piece of orange peel and caster sugar (for rimming glass)

How to Prepare Simple Syrup

  • In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium, and simmer until sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat, and let cool completely.

Mode of Preparation

Step 1

Coat the rim of a cocktail glass with juice, then drizzle castor sugar around sides so it sticks to the glass (Leave aside so it can dry up).

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Step 2

Wind peel orange in one piece to form spiral, starting at the top. Reserve orange flesh for another use.

Step 3

In a cocktail shaker, combine brandy, orange liqueur, Simple Syrup. Add ice, and cover; shake vigorously until shaker goes frosty.

Step 4

Strain into the prepared cocktail glass.

Step 5

Well Garnished Almond Crusta
Source: Bombay Rocks

Coil the orange peel and carefully garnish the prepared cocktail glass with it.

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