The Stinger

About the Stinger

You may not be familiar this one, but back in its heyday the Stinger was a popular evening beverage. Famous drinkers include Cary Grant and your idol and mine; James Bond. The Stinger used to be known as an evening drink or even as a hangover cure (yuck!). The Stinger is a fairly powerful cocktail that is typically drank slowly to avoid it, well, stinging you.

Ingredients in the Stinger

  • 1.5 oz. Cognac
  • 1/2 oz. White Crème de Menthe

How to Make the Stinger

Pour ingredients into mixing glass with ice and stir gently. Strain into martini glass or into rocks glass with ice if preferable.

Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       3.5 Stars
  • Served:      On the Rocks
  • Strength:  Strong
  • Difficulty: Simple
  • Flavor:       Spirit

Picture credit to Kenn Wilson.