1⁄2 oz Gin, Gordon's
1⁄2 oz Byrrh
1 oz Amaro Lucano (Lucano Anniversario)
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)

Stir; strain; up. Garnish with a folded lemon peel clipped to the rim so that it extends unsupported off the side of the glass.


The "Anniversario" bottle of the amaro came out a few years ago to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the distillery. It's a bit higher proof than their regular offering.


Signature drink for the 80th anniversary of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Credit to Sother Teague's Sharpie Mustache as proof of concept for a rye/gin/amaro/aperitif combo.

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Craig Eliason
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Craig Eliason, St. Paul, Minnesota (USA)
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  • Very nice; 2:1 split base ~60% abv rye to counteract for 40% gin, otherwise to spec
  • Used Beefeater gin. Will use Tanqueray or a botanical gin next time. 4 stars
  • Didn't have Lucano Anniversario, so made with the standard Lucano and still quite nice. 4.5 if I could.
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Tasty. Sweetness and cola flavor from the Lucano dominates, blending well with the rye. Some botanicals from the gin and the Lucano. Byrrh can be problematic for me in classic cocktails, but it is very much hidden in the background here. There is a good base recipe in this drink to play with; some might prefer a drier cocktail with more gin/rye/Byrrh using perhaps 1/4 oz less Lucano, but the current offering is an easy, no fuss, sipper. [Note: I used standard Amaro Lucano (not Anniversario), Tanqueray, Rittenhouse, and Byrrh.]