The Boat House • Lambertville, NJThe Stinger was likely inspired by Harry Johnson's 1882 New and Improved Bartenders' Manual. It combines that book's recipes for Brandy and Mint with Crème de Menthe. Brandy Drinks
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Cognac and crème de menthe and shake well. Strain into a crushed ice–filled rocks glass and garnish with the mint sprig.