The stiff cocktail comes from 1930 as one in a family of
hair of the dog
cocktails. It's good for whatever might be ailing you. Enjoy it in
Note on the Lillet Blanc vs. Cocchi Americano, the former is sweeter and the latter is more bitter. So choose the one that appeals to your taste. Both are generally available.
Place all components in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange peel or cherry.
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