Rites of Spring

1 12 oz Aquavit, Tattersall
1 oz Bianco Vermouth
14 oz Pear liqueur
1 T Oleo-saccharum
2 ds Bitters (as float)
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
1   Star anise (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir; strain; up; float bitters and add garnishes.
Notes
Source suggests 4 oranges, 4 lemons, and 1/2 c. sugar for the oleo saccharum.
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1 Comment

Very nice. I just muddled

Very nice. I just muddled bergamot and lemon peel with homemade pear liqueur. 1/3 pear instead of 1/4. A tad sweet but spices from aquavit balanced the whole thing. I added 1 drop eachpeach and  bittermens winter melon.

5 stars.