A playful twist on the classic Italian bittersweet cocktail with tropical-spice notes.

Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 3⁄4 ounce dry gin such as Bulldog Gin
  • 3⁄4 ounce Campari
  • 3⁄4 ounce John D. Taylor Velvet Falernum a sweet, spiced syrup available at specialty liquor stores
  • 3⁄4 ounce ultrapremium full-bodied vermouth, such as Cinzano 1757 Vermouth
  • 3⁄4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 long strip orange peel for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a highball glass filled with crushed ice, add the gin, Campari, Velvet Falernum, vermouth, and lemon juice and stir to combine. Garnish with the orange peel and serve with a swizzle stick.

Photo: Maren Caruso