“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. Slideshow:  Aperitif RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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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