“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. Slideshow: Whiskey CocktailsRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

Meghan Eastman

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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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