Stir with ice, strain into cocktail glass, garnish with orange twist.


There are intermediate versions of this with Rye, Averna and Creole Shrubb or Bourbon, Averna and Strega.

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Posted by Norm on 10/14/2014
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Chris Hannah
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  • Complex and bitter (though less than expected) finish dries out the sip nicely. — ★★★★
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Dan commented on 10/27/2014:

The Strega adds an interesting element to essentially a Black Manhattan. I might add some dry vermouth for sugar balance. Nice overall.

So it turns out that there are a couple versions of this drink floating around the internet, including a Youtube video of Chris Hannah making the drink. I have curated this one to conform with the cited link and added a link to the Rye/Averna/Creole Shrubb version as well. Thanks,  Zachary

Note that the reference used also mentions nothing about ice & this is often recommended as a room temperature cocktail.

See also The Rebennack on this site.