2 1⁄2 oz Gin, Plymouth
1 oz Chinato (Barolo, Marcarini)
Instructions

Stir, strain. Garnish with spiced brandied sour cherries or a lime twist and whole star anise.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Adam Bernbach, Bar Pilar, Washington, DC
Year
2008
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  • Definitely do it with the whole star anise and lime twist — ★★★★
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Comments

It seems extravagant to mix with such an expensive wine, but it is quite sweet; the gin tempers that while still letting all the delicious spice flavors shine through. This recipe is flexible- I thought the wine got a little lost with the stated proportions- I liked it 1:1 with a little extra lime, so adjust to taste.


I like this one, but the barolo chinato is a bit hard to find in my area (thank you interwebs). I have only used the star anise/lime garnish combo.