Canebrake

You won't want to break from sipping this amaro cocktail

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Although amari are often drank as post-meal digestifs, Mattias Hägglund of Richmond's Heritage combines Chartreuse and apple brandy with the Italian herbal liqueur to make a cocktail that won't let you put down that glass.

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Recipe adapted from Mattias Hägglund, Heritage, Richmond, VA

Canebrake
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Learn how to make a Canebrake cocktail with Amaro, Chartreuse and apple brandy from Mattias Hägglund of Richmond's Heritage.
Prep Time
5
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
1
cocktail
Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • ¾ ounce Amaro Montenegro
  • ¾ ounce yellow Chartreuse
  • 1½ ounces apple brandy (such as Laird's Old Apple Brandy)
  • 1 dash The Bitter Truth Old Time Aromatic Bitters
  • Ice
  • Lemon twist, for garnish
Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the amaro, yellow Chartreuse, apple brandy and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe, garnish with a lemon twist and serve.
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