Fog Cutter

The Fog Cutter is a classic Tiki cocktail that originated in California in the 1930s. Lift your foggy mind and set sail toward a brighter horizon.

The Fog Cutter is a classic Tiki cocktail that originated in California in the 1930s. The drink’s name alludes to its ability to cure a hangover or “cut through the fog” after a long night of drinking. The Fog Cutter has a fruity and tropical flavor profile with a boozy kick, making it a favorite among Tiki cocktail enthusiasts.

Fog Cutter

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ????




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  • Shake all of the ingredients (except the sherry, orange zest coin, and nutmeg) well with ice and pour into a double old fashioned glass over ice cubes.
  • Float the sherry on top of the drink and express the orange zest coin over the top and discard; dust with nutmeg.

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Written by Chris Harris, Staff Writer

Howdy. I’m Chris Harris. One of the writers here at Cocktail Hammer. I have a passion for all things food, wine, and mixology. When I’m not I’m behind the bar or writing for this awesome blog, you can find me riding my bike all across New York City.

Edited by Julian Solorzano, Staff Editor

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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