La Sirena Clandestina’s Amaro Cocktail
A bittersweet Italian amaro made from 13 herbs and plants, but predominantly artichoke (Cynara Scolymus). Drunk as an aperitif and digestif, it has an ABV of 16.5%.
A sweetened liqueur made from walnuts. Also called Nocino, an Italian liquuer made form unripe green walnuts; 40% ABV.
A Brazilian spirit made form sugar cane juice (as opposed to cane molasses like rum), similar to rhum agricole. This is the aged or dark variety of Cachaça, aged in differnet types of wooden barrels each lending its own flavor to the spirit.
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).
An orange colored citrus fruit. Many types of orange make an appearance in cocktails. The peel and juice are equally valuable to diverse cocktails.
Combine in a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with an expressed lemon and orange peel. #stir #ontherocks
From Zika’s Adar, of La Sirena Clandestina, Chicago.