1 oz Gin
3⁄4 oz Aromatized wine, Cocchi Americano
1⁄2 oz Suze (see note)
3⁄4 oz Melon liqueur, Midori
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup

Chill a coupe glass. Combine in your shaker tin and shake with ice. Double strain into your chilled glass.


I like to make a honeyed Suze, which is three parts Suze combined with one part honey by weight. In my view, this is a more balanced bitter liqueur. Works a lot like Campari but with its own herbal, botanical finish.


Had a bit of Midori and was inspired to make something that had that Grinchy glow.

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Quentin Ruiz-Esparza, home bartender, Durham, NC
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