Shannon Tebay, Death & Co. | New York

In this complex sour, Death & Co.’s Shannon Tebay builds on the Cognac base with cherry eau de vie, orgeat and small doses of elderflower liqueur and amaro. The result is a frothy, rich, layered cocktail ideal for the colder months.


Serving: 1

  • 1 1/4 ounces Cognac, preferably Paul Beau VS
  • 3/4 ounce cherry brandy, preferably Clear Creek
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat
  • 1 teaspoon elderflower liqueur, preferably Giffard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Luxardo Amaro Abano
  • 1 egg white

Garnish: grapefruit twist

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe.
  3. Express the grapefruit twist and discard.