Il Palio

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


Developed by Jeff Faile of Washington, DC's Casa Luca, this drink morphs from a Manhattan into a Boulevardier as the Campari ice cubes slowly melt.


For the Campari Ice Cubes

  • 34 oz. Campari
  • 2 oz. water

For the Cocktail

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. sweet vermouth
  • Orange bitters
  • Orange twist, for garnish


Step 1

Several hours before serving, mix together Campari and water and freeze in a square ice mold. When frozen, make the cocktail: Place 2 Campari ice cubes in rocks glass. Pour all ingredients over ice cubes and garnish with a wide orange twist. Stir the drink to start the ice melting.

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