2 oz Rye
1⁄2 oz Averna
2 ds Bitters, Dale DeGroff's Pimento Bitters
1 Star anise (as garnish)

Shake (or stir?), strain, up, garnish.

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Created by
Chris Hannah, French 75 Bar, New Orleans, LA.
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  • Shake. And don't make it except in winter. — ★★★★
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