101 Best New Cocktails, 2012: Dopo Cena by Adrian Gomes, 10 Dollar Shake, Aberdeen, Scotland
Adapted from a recipe by Adrian Gomes, 10 Dollar Shake, Aberdeen, Scotland.
“Seen @: The Mixing Star European Final (London) // 16.11.10.” Adrian Gomes.
30 ml (1 oz) Disaronno (or amaretto)
12.5 ml (.42 oz) maraschino liqueur
25 ml (.83 oz) fresh lemon juice
5 ml (.17 oz) sugar syrup
1 dash egg white
1 dash Angostura bitters
1 cherry with stem, as garnish
Shake over ice and double-strain into a chilled coupette. Add the garnish.
gaz sez: This looks like a very silly drink at first, and I almost didn’t bother to test it, but there was something about this formula that made me keep going back to it, trying to imagine how it could possibly work. Eventually I figured it would be quicker to just make the damned thing, and boy, am I glad I did. You will be, too. Promise.
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