Brandy and soda is among the old and traditional cocktails in the world. It is a unique combination of brandy and soda water. There is a great history behind brandy, which is made from distilling wine process. Brandy became popular in 16th century while soda was invented in 18th century. Although it sounds strange but soda and brandy were considered one of the healthier drinks of that time. In addition to that, both of these drinks were thought to be good from a medicinal point of view. There are many drinks, which follow the original brandy and soda recipe. Whiskey and soda, scotch and soda, bourbon and soda, are few examples. This recipe of Brandy Soda Cocktail makes just one drink. You can serve it in a highball glass. If you want to entertain your guests with this fizzy drink, follow the given below step by step brandy soda cocktail recipe:
Preparation Time: 2 Minutes
Serving Size: 1 Drink
- 2 or 3 ounces brandy
- 5 ounces club soda
- Ice cubes
- Lemon or lime slice for garnishing – optional
It is a good idea that before preparing this beverage you thoroughly wash your hands and the entire work surface that you will be using. Be sure to also wash all of the utensils, glasses and other items that will be used for putting together this recipe. You might want to make it a habit to keep your kitchen clean when preparing food items.
Take a highball glass and fill it half with ice cubes. 2 or 3 ice cubes are enough. Remember you do not want to use too many ice cubes as this can make your drink quite thin.
Pour 2 or 3 ounces of brandy into your highball glass. You can use any of the French or Spanish Brandies as they are known for their taste and quality. However, it is entirely up to you as to the actual amount that you will want to use depending on your personal preference.
Pour in 5 ounces of club soda and stir gently to mix the liquors and the ice cubes. You will want to get a nice smooth texture to your mixture so be sure to check it for consistency while stirring. Do not over stir the mixture as it can become really thin.
Your brandy soda cocktail is ready, garnish it with lime or lemon wedge and serve immediately. Remember it is entirely up to you as to how you will want to serve this drink to your friends or family members. You can also use any other type of garnish depending on your own personal taste.