Kingdom of Rust

“Amaro Montenegro is sweet, bitter and bright,” says L.A. mixologist Tina Ross. “This one ingredient basically has all the different flavors that you try to achieve in a cocktail.” She adds single-malt whiskey for a subtle hit of smoke.

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

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  • 1 1/2 ounces Amaro Montenegro
  • 3/4 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 1/2 ounce single-malt whiskey
  • 1 lime twist, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a mixing glass, combine the amaro, orgeat and lime juice. Fill the glass with ice and stir for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled, ice-filled rocks glass and float the whiskey on top, slowly pouring it over the back of a bar spoon near the drink’s surface. Pinch the lime twist over the drink and add to the glass.

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