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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
Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 5 minutes
¾ ounce Amaro Montenegro
¾ ounce yellow Chartreuse
1½ ounces apple brandy (such as Laird's Old Apple Brandy)
Lemon twist, for garnish
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.