First Sleepover

1 oz Bourbon, Buffalo Trace
1 oz Zwack Unicum
34 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
12 oz Lime juice (Fat)
2 ds Orange bitters, Angostura
1 twst Grapefruit peel (expressed, discarded)
Shake, strain, express peel and discard
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I used Dolin because no CAF

I used Dolin because no CAF on hand. Surprisingly tart. I almost wondered if Zwack Liqueur was intended, but knowing the poster, I'm sure it's not. The tartness balances the bitterness. Interesting and worth making, especially if you like out-of-the-box cocktails. The lime is particularly surprising. Also, the grapefruit aroma was lovely.

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CAF is so bold that I would

CAF is so bold that I would expect less lime would work better with Dolin here. I ran out of Unicum long ago but I'm glad you liked this one!