Wedderburn or Bite

2 oz Cynar
12 oz Jamaican rum, Smith & Cross
12 oz Lemon juice
Shake, strain, rocks, lowball
Relies on a relatively small amount of the intense hogo from Smith & Cross. Well received on eGullet.
Wedderburn is a heavy-bodied distillate used to make Smith & Cross rum.
From other users
  • One of my best creations. Jeff loved it. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Had struggled to find a cocktail that I liked with Smith & Cross; now I have one I love. Just goes to show that Cynar is a wonderful ingredient. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Liked it more at the end than at the beginning (but that's kind of how Cynar works for me). — ☆☆☆
  • Must Try
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A nice variation: split the

A nice variation: split the rum between Smith & Cross and Appleton V/X, split the amaro between Cynar and Meletti. Slightly less funk, but a bit more expansive flavor-wise.

Cara A's picture

Very nice - any drink with

Very nice - any drink with Cynar + lemon juice tastes like grapefruit (a good thing IMO). I added a little mandarin orange simple syrup for a friend who likes sweeter drinks, and that was good too.