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Polka Dot Negroni
Recipe adapted from Toby Maloney, The Violet Hour, Chicago
Yield: 1 drink
1½ ounces Salers
1 ounce Junipero Gin
1 ounce Dolin bianco vermouth
3 to 4 dashes grapefruit bitters
2 lemon peels
1 Luxardo cherry
In a mixing glass, add the Salers, gin, vermouth and bitters. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. Twist the lemon peels over the surface of the drink to express their oils, then discard the peels. Drop the cherry into the glass and serve.