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Montgomery Smith

The Montgomery Smith consists of a simple mixture of Cognac, Bénédictine and Fernet-Branca, created by Nate Dumas of PDT.

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Kingston Club

Drambuie gets top billing in this tropical Collins from Jeffrey Morgenthaler, alongside pineapple, lime and Fernet Branca.

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Amaro: Putrid or Pivotal?

Grub Street may call them "putrid," but Brad Thomas Parsons (our resident bitters expert) calls amari "pivotal in the current cocktail renaissance," in his latest piece on the amaro scene in…

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Hanky Panky

Ada "Coley" Coleman—who preceded legendary bartender Harry Craddock at the Savoy Hotel—created this sweet Martini livened with a splash of Fernet Branca

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Amaris

This drink was a labor of love for New York bartender Aaron Polsky. The Amaris is named for a woman he wanted to win back and combines her favorite ingredients:…

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Bitter Handshake

Bartender Andrew Bohrer developed this after-dinner Fernet old-fashioned digestif of sorts, with an ingenious rye whiskey syrup subbing in for the standard simple syrup.