El Capitán

El Capitán is a Peruvian interpretation of a Manhattan, featuring the country's indigenous spirit pisco. Cannon augments the recipe with the artichoke-flavored liqueur Cynar, spicy Fernet-Branca and orangey Créole Shrubb.

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  • Ice
  • 1 ounce pisco
  • 1 ounce Carpano Antica Formula or other sweet vermouth
  • 3/4 ounce Cynar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Fernet-Branca (bitter Italian digestif)
  • 1 scant teaspoon Créole Shrubb or other orange liqueur
  • 1 orange twist, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the pisco, vermouth, Cynar, Fernet-Branca and Créole Shrubb and stir well. Strain into a chilled double rocks glass and garnish with the orange twist.

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