• 60 ml cognac
  • 30 ml white crème de menthe

Add the cognac and white crème de menthe into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.Strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice.


The exact origins of the Stinger are murky, but it appeared in print at least as far back as 1914, when Jacques Straub included it in his book “Drinks.” In the book “Imbibe!,” drinks historian and author David Wondrich reports that the Stinger is most famously associated with Reginald Vanderbilt—yes, of the Vanderbilts