Italian Scot

“There is really nothing in a stirred cocktail that can hide any imperfections,” says Meghan Eastman. “If the drink is unbalanced, you know right away.” She experimented for a while with amaro and pear brandy before nailing the ratios here.

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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
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  • Servings: Makes 1

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  • 2 ounces single-malt Scotch
  • 1/4 ounce Averna amaro
  • 1/4 ounce pear brandy
  • 1/4 ounce Honey Syrup
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Ice
  • 1 orange twist, for garnish
  • 1/4 orange twist

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the Scotch, amaro, pear brandy, Honey Syrup and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice, shake well and strain into a chilled, ice-filled rocks glass. Pinch the orange twist over the drink and add to the glass.

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