Moselle Cup

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book

By Downton Abbey

Published 2019

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Cups were a popular mixed drink in Britain well before the advent of cocktails. They were drunk at parties and as an occasion drink, and they were also popular at picnics. Recipes tend to be vague–some wine, a spirit, and soda water over ice–so feel free to play with the amounts. This one uses Bénédictine, a French liqueur invented by a wine merchant in the late-Victorian period. He claimed it was based on a long-lost monastic manuscript, and he marketed it as a traditional health drink, wi