Scorch the Earth

1 12 oz Cognac
12 oz Sweet vermouth
12 oz Cynar
1 twst Lemon peel (flamed, as garnish)
Flamed Lemon Peel, Stir, Straight Up, Cocktail
With mostly Cognac, the spicy vermouth and bitter Cynar tones are more muted than, say, in a Negroni. Good, slow-drinking, slightly challenging. Made with Couvoisier VSOP.
From other users
  • Delicious, J likes. Cognac makes for a nice sweetness. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Very complex flavors, slight hint of root beer, but not enough to dissuade me. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Made with Maison Rouge VSOP and Cocchi di Torino. Cocoa flavors come through strong. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Very good. In between a Manhattan and Negroni. Made with Maison Rouge VSOP and Carpano Antica. — ☆☆☆☆
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