A simple cocktail that lets an old ingredient shine.
'byrrh' on Serious Eats
Byrrh, a mild apéritif based on red wine and flavored lightly with quinine, gives a rich and spicy kick to this easy-to-make gin cocktail.
Have you ever walked into your favorite bar, scanned the shelves behind the bartender, and wondered what some of those bottles are? Even a dedicated alcologist such as myself will sometimes find himself sitting at a bar, looking at a menu, and thinking, "Well, there's an ingredient I've never heard of."