Riffing on this; and if you don’t happen to be a friend of Keith Lewis, the cocktail he samples is the “Root of All Evil” ( Jeff Grdinich, White Mountain Cider Company, Bartlett, NH 2009 – Elijah Craig Bourbon, Cointreau, Fernet Branca, Luxardo Maraschino, Orange Bitters, orange twist).

Dana and I were musing about what to do with the Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur we picked up in San Diego last weekend. Keith Lewis’ Facebook page offered a good place to start.  I guessed proportions to a fairly well-balanced concoction.

I’ll be making it again.

1.5oz Elmer T Lee Bourbon
.5oz     Maraschino Liqueur
.5oz     Fernet Branca
.25oz  Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur

2-3 goodly dashes of Regan’s Orange Bitters

Garnish with a nice big orange zest.

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