Darkside Recipe

Nick Caruana

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.

Recipe Details

Darkside Recipe

Active 2 mins
Total 2 mins
Serves 1 serving


  • 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


  1. 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.

Special Equipment

Mixing glass, strainer, citrus peeler

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
213 Calories
0g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 213
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 31mg 1%
*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.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)