Appetizer a l'italienne (Revised)

2 oz Sweet vermouth, Boissiere
12 oz Fernet Branca (or 1/4 for the timid)
14 oz Pastis, Pernod (or absinthe)
14 oz Lemon
Shake, Rocks, Lowball
Original was poorly designed -- Fernet overwhelmed the drink. New version is beautifully balanced. A great drink for the adventurous imbiber.
From other users
  • Foodies dinner, 9/2010 — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Very, very nice to sip, but I felt some small embellishment was missing. Will try again with mint, or maybe bitters of some sort — ☆☆☆☆
  • Bitter, herbal
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