The István comes from Nicole Lebedevitch, one of Jackson Cannon's fellow bartenders at Eastern Standard. Zwack, a spicy, herbal Hungarian liqueur, gives the drink flavors of chamomile and burnt orange. "This cocktail is the ideal predinner bracer," says Cannon.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 2 ounces VSOP Cognac
  • 3/4 ounce Zwack
  • 1/2 ounce yellow Chartreuse
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Dash of orange bitters
  • 1 lemon twist, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Strain into a chilled double rocks glass. Pinch the lemon twist over the drink, then discard the twist.

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