Bitter Medicine

Bitter Fernet Branca, offset by caramel and demerara
1 12 oz Fernet Branca
1 12 oz Rye
12 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
12 oz Ramazzotti
14 oz Simple syrup (demerara 2:1)
2 ds Bitters, Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate
Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass
I'm a masochist; I like to taste the Fernet. This one is as bitter as they come, but bearably so.
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AmyJ's picture

I'd like to try this but

I'd like to try this but don't have the Ramazzotti. Is there a reasonable substitution ?

Zachary Pearson's picture

Amy, Ramazzotti tastes like


Ramazzotti tastes like root beer - probably as close as I could think of would be a pie-spicy amaro like Lucano, Montenegro or Meletti.