Salers, a traditional French aperitif made from the bitter root of the gentian plant, has become a pet mixer among US bartenders. At Herbs & Rye in Las Vegas, Emily Yett adds the yellow liqueur to her crisp vermouth spritz.
Slideshow:More Easy Cocktail RecipesThis recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.
1 1/4 ounce Salers
1 ounce Italian bianco vermouth, preferably Contratto
2 ounces chilled club soda
2 ounces chilled Prosecco
1 lemon twist, for garnish
How to Make It
In a mixing glass, combine the Salers and vermouth. Fill the glass with ice and stir well. Strain into a large chilled flute, stir in the club soda and top with the Prosecco. Pinch the twist over the drink and add to the flute.
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