Paper Plane

34 oz Bourbon, Elijah Craig
34 oz Aperol
34 oz Amaro Nonino
34 oz Lemon juice
Instructions
Shake, strain, straight up, cocktail glass
From other users
  • Very good and more accessible and mild than the Paper Airplane with Campari. A better into to amari. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Had to sub in Gran Classico---excellent! — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Delicious on a summer's days, made with W.L. Weller — ☆☆☆☆
  • Like a whiskey sour with Donn's mix flavors: grapefruit and cinnamon. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Better with rye or a slightly better bourbon. Campari over Aperol. — ☆☆☆☆
  • 6/25/15 — ☆☆☆
  • haven't tried yet
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4 Comments

An excellent drink!  I've

An excellent drink!  I've been making this with Rye instead of bourbon - Jim Beam's of late.  I also tried a variation using Jim Beam, Amaro Nonino, and (instead of Aperol) an aperitivo I found in Paris when I was (unsuccessfully) looking for a bottle of Select- Poli's "Airone Rosso."  It worked very well. (The Italian shopkeeper in Paris told me that Airone Rosso is very similar to Select.) I also sometimes add 1/8 to 1/4 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur. And I sometimes substitute Ramazotti for the Nonino. There you have it.

Had to sub Meletti, and I

Had to sub Meletti, and I drink Rye not Bourbon, still loved it. Looking forward to playing around, maybe trying Cardamaro or Grand Poppy next time. Campari would be too overpowering imo especially if using a stronger flavoured Amaro in place of the Nonino. Lots of opportunity to experiment with this one.