Bitter Branch

3 oz Rye
1 oz Cynar
12 oz Nocino (Or Nocello)
3 dr Water (Sea salt water, see notes)
1 twst Orange peel (Garnish)
Combine salt water, rye, Cynar, and nocino in a mixing glass, add ice and stir till chilled. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass and garnish with the orange twist and a candied walnut.
To make the sea salt water, combine 2 Tbs sea salt into a 1/2 cup boiling water, stirring till dissolved. Chill well before use.
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1 Comment

sjdiaz21's picture

Delicious and the salt

Delicious and the salt solution really ties it all together. I usually make it with 2 oz rye, 3/4 oz cynar, 1/4 oz nocello, 2 drops salt solution as I find the original a bit large. 4/5.