2 oz Rye
34 oz Cynar
14 oz Grapefruit liqueur, Giffard
2 ds Bitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed and inserted)
Stir, strain, one big rock, twist.
From other users
  • 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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1 Comment

Lanza is a tasty cocktail

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