Fog Cutter

Forbidden Island * Alameda, CA The Fog Cutter is a classic concoction from the legendary Victor "Trader Vic" Bergeron. Forbidden Island owner Martin Cate not only serves the tiki drink, at his bar, he's also the registered owner of California license plate FGCUTTR.

Fog Cutter
Photo: © Wendell T. Webber
1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces white rum

  • 1/2 ounce gin

  • 1/2 ounce brandy

  • 2 ounces fresh orange juice

  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)

  • 1/2 ounce Amontillado sherry

  • 1 mint sprig


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the white rum, gin, brandy, orange and lemon juices and orgeat and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and float the Amontillado sherry on top. Garnish with the mint sprig.

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