The Fixer 

Sam Johnson, Clover Club | Brooklyn, NY

Sam Johnson’s The Fixer, a play on the Boulevardier, likewise leans on rye, but adds a duo of herbal players—aquavit and Amaro Braulio—to complement the addition of warm-spiced barolo chinato in place of sweet vermouth.


Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounce rye, preferably Russel’s Reserve Single Barrel
  • 1/2 ounce aquavit, preferably Linie 
  • 3/4 ounce Cocchi Barolo Chinato
  • 1/2 ounce amaro, preferably Braulio

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and stir until chilled.
  2. Strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
  3. Serve with a side of candied pecans.