1 oz Laird's Applejack
1/2 oz Amaro Montenegro
1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth (Alessio)
2 dash Peychaud's Bitters
Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with an orange twist.
Two Thursdays ago, I spotted a recipe by Sasha Petraske in 1210 Cocktails; with the first anniversary of his death then approaching and now just passed, I figured it would be a decent tribute. With rye, vermouth, and Amaro Montenegro, the Fallback reminded me a bit of the Cobble Hill; however, the latter's cucumber donated a more summery feel whereas the Fallback's apple lent a more autumnal flavor.