The Un-Usual Suspect

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Bartender Kai Braaten offers the Un-Usual Suspect as an alternative to the Negroni, another pleasantly bitter aperitif cocktail. Both drinks use Italian bitters, but Braaten prefers Fernet-Branca's herbal complexity to the Campari in Negronis for this drink.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink
KEY: Cocktail Party, Italian, Cocktails, Cocktail App, Updated, Cocktail app cocktails, Gin & Genever

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Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce Drambuie
  • 1/2 ounce Honey Syrup
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 ounce Fernet-Branca
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • 1 grapefruit twist

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the twist and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe and garnish with the grapefruit twist.
Contributed By Photo © Wendell T. Webber Published May 2008

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