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  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Arnaud's French 75 Bar • New Orleans

Obsessed with Strega, a saffron-scented, bright yellow Italian liqueur, Chris Hannah creates cocktails with it whenever he can. This spicy drink is his latest effort.

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  1. 3 brandied cherries
  2. 3/4 ounce Strega
  3. 1/2 ounce Créole Shrubb or Grand Marnier
  4. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  5. Ice
  6. 2 ounces Calvados
  7. 2 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the cherries and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass; garnish with the cherries.