Instructions

Build over crushed ice, stir.

Notes

I'm going to sub out the Angostura for Christmas Bitters from Adam Elmegirab shortly.

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Created by
Zachary Pearson
Year
2011
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  • Spicy, bracing, strong mint/menthol. Might try using Ango amaro instead of bitters and upping the dosage.
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Comments

What a great idea, thanks for posting this. I like this flavor combination quite a bit. I ended up going a little higher on the Punt e Mes.


Christina,

I was literally staring at a 9/10 empty bottle of Angostura, a 9/10 empty bottle of Fernet, and a half full bottle of Punt e Mes and thinking.... I've got to clean out the liquor cabinet! This is the result. I think there's just enough sweetness in the Vermouth to balance the Fernet, though if I had it lying around..... Antica would be really nice here, and play up the Christmas spicy thing.

Thanks,

Zachary


Ajvan commented on 12/22/2019:

Found this looking for Christmas / winter cocktails, and it's spicy and bracing with that strong fernet menthol taste. Used Carpano for the vermouth. Tempted to make it again with Angostura Amaro instead of bitters and up the dosage.