1 oz Manzanilla sherry, La Gitana
1⁄2 oz Rye, Old Overholt
3⁄4 oz Cappelletti Aperitivo
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1⁄4 oz Orgeat
1 ds Orange flower water (1/2 dropper)
1 pn Almonds (crushed Marcona almonds, as garnish)
1 pn Orange peel (zested, as garnish)

Shake, strain over crushed ice, top with more crushed ice. Garnish with crushed marcona almonds, finely channeled orange zest, and a fancy cocktail parasol if you've got one.


Cappelletti Aperitivo Americano Rosso is a bittersweet aromatized wine (a la Cocchi Americano) with a flavor somewhat like Campari. Feel free to substitute 1/2 oz Campari.

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Will Elliot, Maison Premiere, Brooklyn, NY.
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Perfectly balanced. The crushed almond/orange zest garnish is essential.

Made with Campari and didn't have any orange water so used bit more bitters and really good aperitif cocktail