Phoebe Snow was an an early 1900s white-clad fictional character used to show how clean it was to travel on trains powered by anthracite coal. And then there is Phoebe Snow, the singer, song-writer and guitarist with crackling bluesy voice who died in 2011.
1 1/2 ounces brandy
1 1/2 ounces Dubonnet Rouge
1 teaspoon pastis
Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with several ice cubes. Shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or, for a longer drink, pour over ice in an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with a stemmed maraschino cherry.
Want to know more? Phoebe Snow, passenger and Phoebe Snow, singer.
Tasting notes: Fragrant and strong, with pleasant lift from pastis.
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