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1 oz Demerara Rum, Lemon Hart 151
1 oz Cynar
1 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
1 ds Orange bitters, Regans' orange bitters
1 ds Grapefruit bitters
1 rinse Campari
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Stir, strain, straight up, chilled cocktail glass rinsed in Campari, garnish.
From other users
  • Very bitter, slow drinking, excellent. Sweet, complex with all ingredient evident. Excellent with Smith & Cross. Easy on the Regans' lest it dominate. Maybe best on the rocks. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Need to try this with variation
  • Intense as you'd expect, but actually also quite drinkable if you go slow. (Subbed hop bitters for grapefruit.) I think the sweetness of the Hamilton 151 rum is holding its own against all the bitter ingredients. — ☆☆☆☆
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This drink is insanely

This drink is insanely wonderful if you modify it by replacing the overproof rum with 3/4 ounce smith & cross and 3/4 ounce Lemon Hart 151.

Zachary Pearson's picture

Curated slightly to reflect

Curated slightly to reflect the Beta Cocktails recipe, which calls for "1 oz Demerara 151 rum".

DrunkLab's picture

Made this according to the

Made this according to the suggestions in these comments (3/4 each of LH151 and Smith & Cross, killing off my bottle of S&C. RIP). Wow. This one's for lovers of huge flavors and huge rums. 5/5.