2 oz Calvados
1⁄2 oz Herbal liqueur, Green Chartreuse
1⁄2 oz Amer Picon

Stir with cracked ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

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2011 Kindred Cocktails
Created by
Stew Ellington
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  • Went with the CioCiaro sub for Amer Picon - worked. Compared applejack to Calvados - Calvados wins.
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This sure looks good, even if it wasn't named after me =) But where does one find Amer Picon?

Hi Rob,

Amer Picon is not currently imported into the States and is therefore tough to find. Two good substitutes are Torani Amer and CioCiaro.

Dan commented on 11/04/2011:

Happy Day! Bittermen's Amere Nouvelle is now being distributed. I haven't seen it yet in the Boston area, but DrinkUpNY has it for NYC and mail order (into those states that can). Also, if you click the Amer Picon link in the recipe, you'll find similar information to these comments.


A good substitute for Amer Picon is Bigallet's China-China, which I believe is exported to the U.S.