Sharpie Mustache
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About this Cocktail

This drink was created by Chris Elford while he was at Amor y Amargo in NYC. Chris is now working at Rob Roy in Seattle, WA and that was where I had it. A little searching turned up the recipe for this drink in the Village Voice back in 2013. This drink has great balance and complexity!

Ingredients:
  • 0.75 oz Rittenhouse Rye
  • 0.75 oz Beefeater London Dry Gin
  • 0.75 oz Meletti Amaro
  • 0.75 oz Bonal Gentiane-Quina
  • 2 dashes Bitterman's 'Elemakule Tiki Bitters
  • Orange peel for garnish
Preparation:

Combine all liquid ingredients in a mixing glass, give a long stir with plenty of ice, and strain into a rocks glass. Express orange peel, rub rim and drop into drink. Cheers!

11 Comments
  • Chris Messina
    Love the name. :)
  • Chris Messina
    Looks like someone also beat you to it: http://barnotes.co/recipes/sharpie-mustache
  • Tim Schondelmayer
    He had no picture or back story so I gave a more complete entry. This drink is so good that the creator deserves credit... and I agree that the name is super creative. Try it Chris - you posted Frank Lloyd Wright, I promise that you will like this one!
  • Chris Messina
    Ok, I'll go do this now! =D
  • Chris Messina
    Ok, pretty interesting, but since I didn't have Meletti Amaro, I had to get creative. I added 1/3 oz each of: Hum, Amaro Nonino, and Amaro Montenegro. The Hum definitely punches above its weight, but overall, it's pretty complex and well balanced, if not a little spicy!
  • Tim Schondelmayer
    Awesome! Thanks for trying Chris! I would say that the spiciness you had would have been from the Hum - Montenegro or Nonino won't bring spice... Get a bottle of Meletti and I promise that this is as balanced as a cocktail that you would have made out of Death & Co.'s book. On a side note... You can put a hashtag on this anytime you want :). Cheers man!
  • Chris Messina
    Ha, awesome! I will add Meletti to my shopping list!
  • Tim Schondelmayer
    And by the way, I'm dunking one too now, so Cheers!
  • Chris Messina
    #drunk
  • Tim Schondelmayer
    Ha! There it is. Cheers!
  • Dave McCollom
    Any good substitutions for Meletti? I'm having trouble finding it in Michigan.

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