April Shower Cocktail Recipe

April Shower Cocktail Recipe


An easy cocktail recipe for an

April Shower

The refreshing longdrink with soda water and orange juice



  • 1 part cognac (brandy)
  • 1 part Benedectine
  • 2 parts orange juice
  • 2 parts sparkling water (soda water)
  • ice cubes
  • tumbler (old-fashioned glass)


How to mix an April Shower

For an April Shower cocktail stir cognac (brandy), Benedictine, orange juice and some ice cubes in a glass. Fill a tumbler (old-fashioned glass) with ice cubes and strain the mixture into the glass. Fill with sparkling water (soda water).

Bartender’s tips and advice

  • Using fresh juices is key to preparing classic cocktails with a great taste. If possible use fresh squeezed orange juice. There´s at least 1 1/2 oz. (= 4,5 cl = 1 shot) of juice in every orange.
  • Find more even more tips and interesting facts in the bartenders guide.


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