Lucky Luciano

  • Serves

    makes 1 cocktail


At Lebensstern in Berlin, the amaro Fernet-Branca adds a pleasingly bitter note to this petite riff on a perfect Manhattan. This recipe first appeared in our May 2014 issue with Camper English's story World's Most Elegant Nightcap.


  • 1 12 oz. Benjamin Prichard's Rye
  • 12 oz. Mancino Vermouth Rosso
  • 12 oz. Mancino Vermouth Secco
  • 14 tsp. Fernet-Branca
  • 1 Griottines or Luxardo cherry, for garnish


Step 1

Stir rye, vermouths, and Fernet-Branca in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; strain into a chilled eggcup or small cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

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