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The Modern's Kina Cocktail

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The classic Kina Cocktail called for Kina Lillet, which no longer exists. Instead of the sweeter and less-bitter modern Lillet Blanc, this modern version calls for Cocchi Americano, which has Chinchona bark for bitterness. A dash of dry sherry complements that bitterness and adds nutty richness and a golden hue. More

The Modern's Tres Jolie

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This aperitif cocktail will appeal to those who would normally order a wine spritzer or kir royale, but it has a lovely bitterness from Dubonnet Rouge, an aromatized wine that contains quinine, herbs, and spices. More

The Modern's Girovita

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This spin on a Pimm's cup uses a good dose of Aperol, and is named for an old Aperol advertisement that claimed that Aperol was good for maintaining your slim figure. More

The Modern's Beneventano

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This refreshingly bitter aperitif cocktail from The Modern in NYC is a variation on the Americano. It calls for saffron-tinted Strega, an herbal liqueur produced in Benevento, Italy (for which this cocktail is named.) More

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