3/4 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
1/2 oz St. Germain
1/2 oz Cynar
2 dash Mole Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass.
For my second drink at Craigie on Main, bartender John Mayer proposed a drink that he had made for Christine of DudeKicker. Since she is a librarian, he called it the Libretto before he later realized that he had chosen the wrong Italian word. When I heard that the drink contained both St. Germain and Cynar, I instantly thought of the Scotch and dry vermouth-based Alto Cucina. Not only did John not know of that drink so as to be influenced by the recipe, the interplay of the two liqueurs ended up being rather different.