Infamous Wisdom

Infamous Wisdom
Infamous Wisdom
Bright citrus juice and citrus bitters, apple brandy, cherry-flavored liqueur, and bittersweet amaro add layers of complexity to this whiskey drink.Penny De Los Santos

Bright citrus juice and citrus bitters, apple brandy, cherry-flavored liqueur, and bittersweet amaro add layers of complexity to this whiskey drink served at Oklahoma City's Ludivine restaurant. This recipe first appeared in the iPad edition of our August/September 2013 Heartland issue with the story Oklahoma Rising.

Infamous Wisdom
Citrus juice and bitters, apple brandy, cherry-flavored liqueur, and bittersweet amaro add layers of complexity to this whiskey drink.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Calvados
  • 1 oz. fresh blood orange juice
  • 34 oz. amaro, preferably Montenegro
  • 12 oz. maraschino liqueur, preferably Luxardo
  • 12 oz. rye
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 Amarena cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients, except cherry, in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass; garnish with cherry.