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This bittersweet nightcap is one of the original cocktails.

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This bittersweet nitecap just might be the original cocktail.
Yield: makes one cocktail
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Rainwater madeira
  • 12 tsp. Angostura bitters
  • 12 tsp. Campari

Instructions

  1. In a 2-oz. sherry glass, stir madeira with bitters and Campari. Serve.

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