2 oz Irish whiskey, Black Bush
3⁄4 oz Cardamaro
1⁄4 oz Averna
1⁄4 oz Campari
1⁄4 oz Gran Classico

Mix with ice, strain into chilled coupe. Express orange peel.


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Created by
Reed Sandridge, @cocktailcraftingofficial, Washington, DC
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  • Subbed more Campari in for Gran Classico. — ★★★
  • Boozy and balanced — ★★★★
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Didn't have Irish whisky or Gran Classico in my bar, so I used a simple Scotch whisky (Macallan 10) and doubled the Averna.  Didn't care much for it.  Did a second version that used bourbon in place of the Irish whisky and stayed with the doubled Averna in place of the Gran Classico.  Much nicer cocktail on my palate.  

Campari is a much better substitute for Gran Classico. Thanks,  Zachary