2 oz Rye
3⁄4 oz Cynar
1⁄4 oz Grapefruit liqueur, Giffard
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed and inserted)

Stir, strain, one big rock, twist.

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Created by
Rafa García Febles, NYC.
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3.5 stars
(7 ratings)
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  • Mods: subbed Giffard Abricot for Pamplemousse (didn't have), reduced it to 1/6 oz, increased rye to 2 1/4 oz, added 1 dash Bitter Truth Peach & 1 dash Angostura bitters — ★★★
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Lanza is a tasty cocktail with a sublime tartness. The Cynar and Xocolatl Mole Bitters dampen the rye, putting it into the background more than other rye cocktails. On the other hand, I used Crown Royal's Northern Harvest Rye, which has less of a rye taste than most other ryes (e.g., Rittenhouse or Wild Turkey). Nevertheless, this is a cocktail which I heartily recommend for those who prefer a cocktail which does not overwhelm the tongue; instead the mouth is able to enjoy the various