'Nikka whisky,' similar in style to scotch, is a blended malt whiskey produced in Japan. It has a high reputation, often making the top of 'Best Whiskey' lists.
Also known as Vermouth di Torino, Italian vermouth, rosso and red vermouth; these vermouth have been sweetened with cane sugar or caramelized sugar, usually giving the vermouth 10-15% sugar and a slightly reddish brown color.
A Piedmontese Moscato wine base Italian amaro infused with cardoon (similar to artichoke) and blessed thistle; 17% ABV. It is aged for six months in new oak and can be substituted for vermouth or sherry in cocktails.
An Italian herbal liqueur produced since 1890 in Benevento, Campania, Italy. The yellow color comes from the addition of saffron, other herbs include mint and fennel. Strega is considered a digestif and is also used in cocktails; 40% ABV.
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).
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon peel. #stir #straight
Adapted from Brad Farran, Bull Durham Beer Co., Durham, NC. A Japanese Manhattan Variation.