Choke Me Softly

Description
Gin, Cynar, Fernet Branca, Lychee liqueur, Grapefruit peel
Ingredients
1 23ozGin, Tanqueray 10
1 23ozCynar
1tLychee liqueur, Soho
2dsFernet Branca
1twstGrapefruit peel (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, up, coupe, garnish with grapefuit zest and a rose petal
Notes
Dashes of Fernet are from a re-used Angostura bottle, about 1 tsp total.
History
Qualified for the Finals of the 2012 Diageo Wolrd Class competition. Paulo "made it thinking about mother-in-laws and their sweet/bitter dualities. The lychee comes as subtle perfume, in the best possible way.'
Cocktail summary
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Year2012
Created byPaulo Freitas, Brazil
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://forums.egullet.org/index.php/topic/90695-cynar/page__st__60__p__1...
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Dan on 05/25/2012
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Choke Me Softly, Paolo Freitaz
Choke Me Softly, Paolo Freitaz

From other users

Excellent. Just a hint of menthol from the Fernet. Used Beefeater and sub'd Thyme liqueur for Lychee. Try with St. Germain or Pear eau-de-vie (4 stars)

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