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Strega Sour

An herbaceous sour from Playboy's Host & Bar Book (1971) updated for 2015 by Tristan Willey of Brooklyn's Long Island Bar.

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Viva Alberti

Named for the memory of Giuseppe Alberti, who founded the Strega distillery in 1860 in Benevento, Italy, this herbal, savory spritz boldly carries his name forth.


Bruxa Irmã Seis Batida

Andrew Bohrer's Bruxa Irmã Seis Batida combines Strega with cachaça, oloroso sherry and coconut milk for a herbaceous twist on typical tiki flavors.

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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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Gargoyle and Spire

Writer Brad Thomas Parsons created this cocktail in a nod his neo-Gothic apartment building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, which had been, until the mid-1980s, home to the Brooklyn Cathedral Preparatory…