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1 oz Demerara Rum, Lemon Hart 151
1 oz Cynar
1 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
1 ds Orange bitters, Regans' orange bitters
1 ds Grapefruit bitters
1 rinse Campari
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Stir, strain, straight up, chilled cocktail glass rinsed in Campari, garnish.
From other users
  • Very bitter, slow drinking, excellent. Sweet, complex with all ingredient evident. Excellent with Smith & Cross. Easy on the Regans' lest it dominate. Maybe best on the rocks. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Need to try this with variation
  • Didn't have Punt e Mes on hand so it was a bit sweet. Also curious to try it out with the suggest S&C/LH151 split. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Intense as you'd expect, but actually also quite drinkable if you go slow. (Subbed hop bitters for grapefruit.) I think the sweetness of the Hamilton 151 rum is holding its own against all the bitter ingredients. — ☆☆☆☆
  • I only had Cynar 70, so lowered to .75 given it already had boozy 151. Also served with a big rock - could benefit from a little more dilution. Tasty. Want to try with S&C as noted. — ☆☆☆☆
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This drink is insanely

This drink is insanely wonderful if you modify it by replacing the overproof rum with 3/4 ounce smith & cross and 3/4 ounce Lemon Hart 151.

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Made this according to the

Made this according to the suggestions in these comments (3/4 each of LH151 and Smith & Cross, killing off my bottle of S&C. RIP). Wow. This one's for lovers of huge flavors and huge rums. 5/5.