1 1⁄2 oz Aperol
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup
1 twst Orange peel (flamed, as garnish)
Instructions

Shake, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, garnish

Notes

Surprisingly accessible. Not particularly bitter. Anise flavor is more subdued than you would expect.

History

"Another reference to Mr. Jean Lanfray, as he was said to have been drunk from 2pm to 2am daily."

Cocktail summary
2 to 2
©2010 Kindred Cocktails
Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
Stephan Cole, The Violet Hour, Chicago, IL
Year
2009
Is of
unknown authenticity
Reference

Beta Cocktails, http://betacocktails.com/

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Average
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  • My version: 2 aperol 0.25 absinthe - it's very subtle this way... maybe try 0.5 0.75 lemon juice 0.25 simple syrup 1 ds orange bitters It's too anisei without feeling any aperol otherwise. — ★★★★
  • 3/2010: Alice & Stefan — ★★★★★
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Comments

Had to try this for the contradictory flavors (all of which are personal favorites), but was highly disappointed. This is more of a combination of ingredients rather than a balanced cocktail. Barely drinkable IMHO.