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Catholic Culture Trusted Commentary

Catholic Recipe: Black Friars


  • 1 oz. gin
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • 1/4 oz Benedictine
  • 1/4 oz. orange curacao
  • 1 splash brandy
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 cherry for garnish


Serves: 1

Yield: 2 cocktails

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Difficulty:  N/A

Cost:  N/A

For Ages: n/a

Origin: England


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In England, Dominicans were known as the "Black Friars." Michael Foley suggests this cocktail for the feast of St. Dominic, the founder of the Order of Preachers or Dominicans


Mix all ingredients except cherry in a mixing glass or shaker filled with ice.

Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with cherry.

Recipe Source: Drinking with the Saints by Michael P. Foley, Regnery History, 2015