1 oz Apple brandy (Aged like Laird's Bonded or Calvados)
1 oz Cardamaro
1 oz Amaro, Cappelletti Sfumato Rabarbaro (Sfumato or Zucca)
1 twst Grapefruit peel (As garnish)

Stir with ice, strain into an old fashioned glass with ice, and garnish with a grapefruit twist.


I was inspired by the a drink from the 1934 Laird's recipe book on EUVS, and I decided to tinker. I recalled the apple brandy-Rabarbaro combination and the apple brandy-Cardamaro one from other cocktails, and I combined all three elements into an Apple Negroni-style equal parts cocktail. For a name, I decided to dub this one after a Yukio Mishima novel called Runaway Horses.

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FRY 2020
Posted by yarm on 5/10/2020
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
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