This smooth sipper from Adam Bernbach of Proof in Washington, DC has undertones of cherry and anise. Plymouth gin works really well in this cocktail: it's lighter and a touch sweeter than London dry and won't overpower the Barolo Chinato.
2 1/2 ounces Plymouth Gin
1 ounce Cocchi Barolo Chinato (see note)
3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
Garnish: Lime twist and whole star anise
Add the Plymouth gin, Barolo Chinato, and Peychaud's bitters to a mixing glass. Fill 2/3 full with ice and stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with the lime twist and whole star anise, then serve.
Barolo Chinato is a type of fortified wine-based digestif. The Cocchi brand is available at wine shops and online from klwines.com and drinkupny.com.
Mixing glass, strainer, citrus peeler
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate 4g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|Total Sugars 2g|
|Vitamin C 0mg||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|