This combo of scotch, Lillet, fruit brandy and Bénédictine has more than a little potential to become a faithful old friend.
1 1/2 oz. scotch
1/2 oz. Lillet Blanc
1/2 oz. apricot brandy
1/2 oz. Bénédictine
1 dash Angostura bitters
Tools: shaker, strainer
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe.
Matt Piancetti, The Beagle, New York City