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Nonino Amaro in today’s New York Times

Above: The Reanimator, an original cocktail featured in today’s edition of The New York Times.

“The Reanimator,” write the editors of The New York Times, “made of rye whiskey and lighter Italian amaro, like Nonino, can help to counter that overstuffed feeling.

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The Paper Plane by Sam Ross

The Paper Plane

By Sam Ross

Paper Plane

By Sam Ross

Mix 1½ ounce Aperol, 1½ ounce Bourbon, 1½ ounce Nonino Amaro, and 1½ ounce freshly squeezed and strained lemon juice. Shake over ice and strain. Serve in Cordial glass.

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The Grave of the Unknown Soldier by Mike Ryan

Grave of the Unknown Soldier

By Mike Ryan

Mix 1½ oz. Amaro Nonino, ½ oz., Laphroaig 10-year Scotch Whisky, ½ oz. freshly squeezed and strained lemon juice, and ½ oz. honey syrup (or 2 parts good honey to 1 part water). Shake well over ice and strain. Serve in Martini glass.

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The Sicilia by Patricia Richards

On the last night of our stay in Friuli, each of the mixologists participated in a friendly “Cocktail Challenge.” Below you’ll find Patricia Richard’s entry, the “Sicilia.”

Above, from left: Antonelli Nonino, Patricia Richards, Elisabetta Nonino, and Cristina Nonino.

“The basil and citrus are reminiscent of the flavors of Sicily,” said Patricia. Hence the name, the “Sicilia.”

Sicilia

By Patricia Richards

Tear 3 medium-sized fresh basil leaves and add to a shaker with ½ oz. freshly squeezed and strained lemon juice, ¾ oz. 1883 Routin Blood Orange Syrup, ½ oz. Bertagnolli Limoncello Liqueuer, 1¼ oz. Nonino Grappa Fragolino, and 2 oz. Ginger Beer. Shake well over ice and strain. Serve in Highball Glass garnished with basil leaf.

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