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Argyle


1 dash
A concentrated aromatic bitters made in Trinidad from water, ethanol, gentian and other herbs and spices; used in many classic cocktails like the Manhattan.
1 tsp
A liqueur distilled from Marasca cherries, that grow along the Dalmatian coast.
0.5 oz
An Italian amaro made with saffron, anise, clove, gentian, orange peel and violet; 32% ABV.
0.75 oz
Also refered to as French vermouth, these are (usually) colorless vermouths that have not been sweetened, containing less than 4% sugar.
1.5 oz
Also called akvavit this 'water of life; is a flavored spirit that is mostly produced in Scandinavia, since the 15th century. It is a grain or potato spirit base, and can be flavored with many herbs and spices. EU laws dictate it must be mostly flavored by caraway or dill. A common brand of caraway aquavit is Linie. You can actually make this yourself (or something very similar) here is a recipe from the book 'Akvavit' by Rasmus Risum-Urth: Toast in a pan: 2g cardamom, 8g pine nuts, 10g caraway, 1.5g cinnamon bark, 0.5g star anise, 2g pink peppercorns. Add spices to 500ml of vodka and sous vide for 2 hours at 60C (or just let steep for a week). Strain off solids and add 1.5L gin.
1 twist
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass. Express the lemon twist over the drink, rub it around the rim and drop it in. #stir #straight


A manhattan variation with caraway and chocolate.


Strong
Herbal
The NoMad Cocktail Book
avg. 3.0 (4)
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