The Cocktail Lilli Marlen is a special and interesting cocktail containing Escorial and the German brandy Asbach Uralt with some lime. Now that the name Lilli Marlen is dedicated to this cocktail I want to tell you where that name comes from. Lili Marleen is a song that was sung by Lale Andersen, released in 1939. It sold s1 Million times, and became classic song amongst the German soldiers.
– 3 cl Escorial green 56 %
– 3 cl Asbach Uralt
– 2 cl fresh lime juice
– 1 barspoon English jam (orange marmalade)
– 1 small piece of ginger
– Press ginger gently into shaker, add ice cubes and all other ingredients and mix it thoroughly.
– By using a fine sieve strain it into a cocktail glass that had been cooled. The photo shows a special Escorial glass.
– Decorate with a hint of grated organic orange peel.
Where to Find Escorial and Asbach
Escorial and Asbach are available at Duggans Distillery – www.duggansdist.com/
560 Bradley Hill Rd Blauvelt, NY 10913
phone (845) 358-7230 or send them an email via the website