Eeyore’s Requiem, A Fernet Negroni

Fernet and Cynar lend extra layers of bitter complexity to the Negroni.

1½ oz. Campari
1 oz. blanc vermouth
½ oz. London Dry gin
¼ oz. Cynar
¼ oz. Fernet-Branca
2 dashes orange bitters
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon
Glass: coupe

Stir all the ingredients together in a mixing glass over ice. Strain into a chilled coupe. Carefully flame an orange peel over the top of the drink to express the oils, then discard the peel.

 Toby Maloney, The Violet Hour, Chicago


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