Windy City Lights

A bitter Rye based cocktail that uses Jeppson's Malört
1 12 oz Rye, Old Overholt
34 oz Aperol
14 oz Cynar
14 oz Herbal liqueur, Jeppson's Malort
2 ds Bitters, Fee Brothers Orange
Mix in a chilled mixing glass over ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an orange peel.
A light, sweet orange and a bitter background that both play well with the Rye.
The name comes from that orange glow of Chicago's sodium vapor lights.
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