Black Betty

Inspired by the classics—the Manhattan, the Sazerac—Max Greco created this drink featuring bittersweet, nutty Braulio amaro at Vasco in Sydney, Australia. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2014 SAVEUR 100 issue with the article Amari.

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Inspired by the classics—the Manhattan, the Sazerac—Max Greco created this amaro-based drink at Vasco in Sydney, Australia.
Yield: makes one cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. rye
  • 12 oz. Braulio amaro
  • 12 oz. Cynar
  • 14 oz. Herbsaint

Instructions

  1. Stir rye, Braulio amaro, Cynar, Herbsaint, and ice in a cocktail shaker; strain into a chilled rocks glass and garnish with an orange twist.