3/4 oz Oloroso Sherry (Lustau)
3/4 oz Cynar
2 dash Angostura Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist (lemon oil).
Two Fridays ago, I decided to make a recipe that I had spotted on the GeeksWithDrinks blog called the Dead Italian Cocktail. They acquired this recipe after attending a Four Roses Bourbon charity cocktail competition that pitted San Francisco bartenders to craft the best drink with the Bourbon. The winner was this one from Eric Rickey of %ABV, and it appealed to me for it reminded me of a Boulevardier riff akin to the No. 72 and the Criminal Mastermind with their use of sherry instead of vermouth.