The Nocturnal

1 12 oz Bourbon, Knob Creek
34 oz Fernet Branca
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur, Luxardo
12 oz Triple sec, Cointreau
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 twst Orange peel
Stir, strain, straight up, squeeze orange peel and drop into glass.
Quite complex, moderately sweet, well-balanced. I originally made this with Amaro Lazzaroni instead of Fernet, which works quite well, but I prefer the more dry and pungent qualities of the fernet. Also works well with rye instead of bourbon.
From other users
  • Normally I'm not into the more complex, yet you won me over. Like everything Luxardo maraschino, I think this needs a bit less. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Scant 3/4 Fernet, 1/3 oz Maraschino. Good with KC SiB — ☆☆☆☆
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