Prince of Wales Cocktail

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Recipe by Hootenanny

I saw this cocktail listed on an old speakeasy menu on Ken Burn's documentary "Prohibition". I decided to research it. There are various versions of the recipe. It was named for His Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, the son of Queen Victoria.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing glass dissolve sugar in bitters and a splash of water.
  2. Add rye whiskey, maraschino cherry juice or liqueur, pineapple chunks, and lemon zest.
  3. Fill with a generous amount of ice.
  4. Cover and shake vigorously to crush pineapple.
  5. Strain into a cocktail glass.
  6. Add champagne and garnish with lemon twist.

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