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A Spontaneous Libation for your Consideration

1872

Created and posted by yarm.
3⁄4 oz Scotch (Smoky blend or smoky single malt)
3⁄4 oz Barbados Rum (Or other non-funky moderately high pot still English-style rum)
1⁄2 oz Amaro, Cappelletti Sfumato Rabarbaro (Or Zucca)
1 twst Orange peel (Flamed as garnish)
Instructions

Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with a flamed orange twist.

Notes

Inspired by how well rabarbaro like Zucca & Sfumato pair with Punt e Mes, I crafted a 1919 riff that I named after the Great Boston Fire. I selected Scotch for half the spirit after how well rabarbaros pair with Scotch in the Caustic Negroni.

History

A drink crafted at home instead of at my work bar.

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(12 ratings)

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