2 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
1 oz Fernet Branca
Shake, strain, up.
Can be stirred.
Original cited by Hugo Ensslin in Recipes for Mixed Drinks (1916) calls for 2/3 Italian vermouth 1/3 Fernet Branca.
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  • Made with Punt e Mes. Intense flavors meld pretty well. An assertive drink. — ☆☆☆
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Zachary Pearson's picture

Curated this slightly -

Curated this slightly - Changed Hugh to Hugo Ensslin. Changed instructions to conform with the cited text - it was shaken originally.  Thanks,  Zachary

This is the same as Kill or

This is the same as Kill or Cure that has been on the site since 2013, but this version's attribution information is better.

It appears in Beta (née Rogue) Cocktails, where Punt e Mes is recommended.