For whom the sun rises

1 12 oz Amaro Sibilla
34 oz Grapefruit juice
14 oz Maraschino Liqueur, Maraska
14 oz Lime juice
14 oz Simple syrup
5 dr Salt (salt solution 3:1 kosher salt to water)
1 twst Grapefruit peel
Shake, double strain, chilled coupe
From other users
  • Interesting combination of flavors, but never really seemed to come together. — ☆☆☆
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1 Comment

christina in tacoma's picture

I decided to try this since

I decided to try this since my bottle of Sibilla hasn't been touched in over a year (it's intense!) and I really like grapefruit juice with other amari such as Cynar. I did make the following substitutions: Luxardo Maraschino as that is what I have, honey syrup instead of simple since it was made, and a pinch of kosher salt instead of making a solution. My grapefruit was pink, but I'd like to try white when I can find one.

Thoughts: for me, better on the rocks- the extra dilution and chilling softened the bitter and sweet notes. The maraschino was just a bit too dominant. I haven't had Maraska's brand in a couple years but I remember it being mellower. I'm tempted to play with adding a touch of something like Maurin Quina or Gran Classico next time, and maybe a little more lime, but overall this is good.