2 oz Rye, Riverboat (can sub Rittenhouse)
3⁄4 oz Fernet Branca
1⁄2 oz Bénédictine

Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a flamed orange twist.

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Posted by Neel M on 3/30/2013
Created by
Ryan McGrale, Tavern Road, Boston
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  • Less fernet
  • maybe would be better with a bit less fernet
  • add a bit of lemon for a zing
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yarm commented on 6/05/2023:

Archibald’s Last Memory seems to be the NYC name of the drink. Ryan McGrale was at Julie Reiner's Flatiron in NYC before he returned to Boston to open up Tavern Road. The Archibald's Last Memory entry on Kindred Cocktails puts it being served by a bartender in 2010 at Flatiron but with no attribution to who created it. Ryan didn't seem like one to take credit for another's work and rename it.