The Paper Plane Recipe

The Paper Plane Recipe

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

This quattro-proportioned drink was created by Sam Ross of New York's Little Branch. It got its name from M.I.A.'s song, which Ross was listening to when the drink was created.

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  • Yield:serves 1
  • Active time: 2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes


  • 3/4 ounce bourbon, such as Weller 7-year or Eagle Rare
  • 3/4 ounce Aperol
  • 3/4 ounces Amaro Nonino
  • 3/4 ounces fresh lemon juice


  1. 1.

    Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass. Serve.