2 oz Bourbon
1 oz Simple syrup (Coca Cola syrup, see note)
1 oz Campari
1⁄2 oz Amaro Nonino
1 twst Orange peel

Wet shake all ingredients for 12-15 sec, pour over a large cube of ice in a double old fashioned glass. Initially when poured will appear murky/muddy, allow to settle till obsidian and garnish with orange twist, ensuring to express oils.


Reduce the coke (sugar, no HFCS please!) in a pan, get to boil then reduce to simmer for 30+ mins till 1/6 volume.


Based on an the Italian American, substituting Maple syrup for Coca cola reduction, lemon juice for orange bitters, lemon twist for orange twist and Amaro, Nonino for Montenegro.

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Piers Knight, Reading, Berkshire, UK
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