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The Sink or Swim

The Sink or Swim 1.000
Dec 20, 2006

This is one of 12 cocktails being served at the Georgetown 1789 Restaurant to mark the 12 days of Christmas, which run from Dec. 25 through Jan. 5. Can you guess which day inspired it? It's the seventh day (seven swans a-swimming), New Year's Eve, says manager Mark Kibbe.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 1/2 ounces brandy
  • Ice

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Directions

Combine the ingredients in a martini shaker filled with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass.


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Adapted from 1789 Restaurant.

Tested by Margaret Roth.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 135


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 2mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 2g 1%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 0g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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