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Lincoln Club Cup

Lincoln Club Cup

A classic sparkling sherry and brandy cocktail that’s perfect for summer sipping.

The Lincoln Club Cup, originally noted in George J. Keppler’s 1895 cocktail book Modern American Drinks, gets updated at Union Lodge No. 1 in Denver.


  • 1 oz. fino sherry
  • 1 oz. brandy
  • 1 oz. dry white Bordeaux
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz. pineapple gomme syrup
  • 2 cucumber slices
  • 1 oz. dry sparkling wine, to top
  • 1 oz. chilled soda water, to top
  • Tools:muddler, shaker, strainer, fine strainer
  • Glass:tulip
  • Garnish:cucumber ribbons, mint, fresh fruit


Combine all of the ingredients in a shaker and muddle the cucumber. Add ice, shake to chill, then double strain into an ice-filled glass. Top with the chilled soda water and sparkling wine. Garnish.

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