Instructions

Stir, strain, lowball big ice. Garnish lemon peel.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Stephen Cole, The Violet Hour, Chicago
Year
2009
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authentic recipe
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  • I did a full tiny lemon, which was way too much. Probably just need half a small. I could tell this is a great drink though.
  • Simple, with cynar
  • A favorite. I love the way the lemon comes through; less bitter than the search for delicious and I think a bit more compelling
  • 2/1/0.75
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Comments

So... this drink. I think that this was the original. It inspired Kirk Estopinal at Cure in New Orleans to come up with the Search for Delicious, which was featured in Beta Cocktails. I would guess that (as Misty Kalkofen put it) a "game of telephone" ensued and thus the Little Giuseppe. All three are significant. Thanks, Zachary


yarm commented on 10/18/2022:

It's listed as 2009 in The Bartender's Manifesto book which is simultaneous with Misty's Little Giuseppe.



So delicious and well balanced! I like to add an ounce of gin to proof it up.