1 1⁄2 oz Bourbon, Maker's Mark
3⁄4 oz Sweet vermouth, Martini & Rossi (maybe Cinzano.)
3⁄4 oz Bénédictine
1⁄3 oz Averna

Stir all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Add a orange zest twist and serve.


Some classic ingredients and a touch of italian bitter in that original creation. In my country (Argentina) Monacal Liquor replace Benedictine.

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Walter Platta - autodidact - Buenos Aires - Argentina
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  • My modification: 1 1/2 oz Rittenhouse Rye 1 oz Carpano Antica Formula 1/2 oz Amaro Nonino Quintessentia 1/2 oz Benedictine 2 ds Scrappy’s Chocolate bitters Lemone Peel for garnish Stir, pour over large ice cube
  • Very tasty - just a bit too sweet for my taste
  • Good balance although slightly sweeter taste, good for dessert.
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Better with Rittenhouse, cuts through the sweetness very nicely