1 1⁄2 oz Cognac
3⁄4 oz Cynar
1⁄2 oz Sweet vermouth
1⁄4 oz Fernet Branca
1 twst Lemon peel

Stir, strain, up; garnish. This is my design.


At Parliament in Dallas, this is on the menu as "Jack the Ripper," with English Harbour 5 year rum in place of the cognac.

Cocktail summary
Posted by Bevx on 6/25/2013
Created by
Christopher Bevins
Is the
author's original creation
Not yet rated
3.5 stars
(16 ratings)
Cocktail Book
Log in or sign up to start building your Cocktail Book.
From other users
  • Used bourbon rather than cognac, and Cynar 70 proof since that's what I had. — ★★★★
Similar cocktails
  • Freshnet — Armagnac, Cynar, Bitters, Fernet, Green Crème de Menthe
  • Boulevardier Riff (Fred Sarkis) — Bourbon, Cynar, Bonal Gentiane Quina, Orange bitters, Salt
  • Chokehold — Bourbon, Cynar, Sweet vermouth, Elderflower liqueur, Orange bitters, Orange peel
  • Joe Green — Bourbon, Cynar, Grappa, Peychaud's Bitters
  • Scorch the Earth — Cognac, Sweet vermouth, Cynar, Lemon peel
  • Game Set Match — Bourbon, Sweet vermouth, Cynar, Bitters, Orange bitters, Lemon, Brandied cherry
  • Mole Hill — Rye, Cynar, Amaro Meletti, Bitters
  • A Clockwork Orange — Bourbon, Cynar, Aperol, Orange flower water
  • Ce Soir — Brandy, Cynar, Herbal liqueur, Orange bitters, Bitters, Lemon peel
  • Bitter Raisin — Rye, Cognac, Cynar, Bonal Gentiane Quina, Gran Classico, Orange peel
anjiro commented on 10/29/2016:

This is really lovely with bourbon instead of cognac.