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.



This is quite fun, but you

This is quite fun, but you have to like Fernet. It would be interesting to try it with Unicum, which I find similar.
Edited, two days later, to add: yep, very good with Unicum!