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Nightcaps come in all shapes and sizes, but during the winter months, the best varieties tend to be bold and boozy. These 10 recipes are sure to provide a perfect bookend to any winter evening.

All Jacked Up
Mezcal and apple brandy meet sweet vermouth, Fernet and maraschino liqueur.

Avenue & Davenport
Cynar, maraschino liqueur and Fernet-Branca create a bitter base for this whiskey drink.

Black Manhattan
The classic cocktail, made with Averna in place of sweet vermouth.

Bitters & Smoke
A symphony of flavor happens when two kinds of agave spirit meet two kinds of bitters.

Dark As Night
Cognac, chinato and walnut liqueur combine into a smooth, luxurious cocktail.

Hanky Panky
Get to know this classic blend of gin, sweet vermouth and Fernet.

La Sirena Clandestina’s Amaro Cocktail
Cynar anchors this surprisingly light-bodied mix of walnut liqueur and aged cachaça.

Sinn Sisamouth In the Second City
Averna and cold-brew coffee bring a bittersweet depth to this whiskey cocktail.

Smoking Pistol
Two boozy classics–a Rob Roy and a Vieux Carre–converge in this winter warmer.


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