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Spritz up your Summer!

Whether you are making an Aperol Spritz or a classic Negroni (or Quarantinis) we’ve got the perfect pairing for your Cocktail.

Summer cocktails range from simple to intensive and are ideal for hot weather drinking. Here are a few to bolster your repertoire:

Cynar Sour
Instructions: In a cocktail shaker without ice, combine 2 ounces Cynar, 1 ounce of fresh lemon juice, 1/2 an ounce of simple syrup (that’s equal parts sugar and hot water, dissolved), and 1 egg white. Shake all that up without ice (the “dry shake”), then add ice and shake again (“wet shake”). Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a very thin lemon wheel.

Hanky Panky
2 dashes Fernet Branca
1½ oz Italian Vermouth
1½ oz Dry Gin
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Squeeze orange peel on top.

Paper Plane
1½ ounces amaro (preferably Nonino)
1½ ounces Aperol
1½ ounces bourbon
1½ ounces fresh lemon juice, strained
Combine amaro, Aperol, bourbon, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is frosty, about 20 seconds. Strain into 2 coupe glasses

Amaro della Sacra Liqueur
750ml | SKU 80153  This unique amaro is the result of painstaking research into monastic traditions that focused on the cultivation of herbs and plants for use in tinctures, teas, and of course, liqueurs.
Gualco Amaro Soldatini Liqueur
750ml | SKU 80158  Neutral spirit, medicinal plants, spices, citrus fruits, and sugar. Aroma: Elegant, with notes of cinchona calisaya and citrus fruits hitting the nose first. Taste: Delicate, slightly bitter.
Casoni Amaro del Ciclista Liqueur
750ml | SKU 82828  Amaro del Ciclista (Cyclists Amaro) is a liqueur with a strong, distinctive personality, a full rounded amaro, the result of a mixture of 15 botanicals and a complex production process capable of creating a product that evokes inexpressible emotions.
Campari (Bitter) Liqueur
750ml | SKU 48297  A pungent infusion of various fruit and herbs and natural red coloring Campari is intense on the nose with cloves, cinnamon, and some lemon notes. The taste is initially sweet, then the bitterness comes on strong. Its actually quite pleasant to sip neat, much like a Fernet, and the bitterness is bracing.
Amaro dell'Etna Liqueur
1L | SKU 78901  Amaro dellEtna is quite unique, with a ton going on its rich and reasonably high-alcohol (29% ABV), well-balanced between bitter and sweet, with a vast array of flavors: bitter orange and vanilla and licorice, but also spice and even smoke.
Aperol Aperitivo Aperitif
750ml | SKU 49399  intense orange top with herbal and woody body notes that round out to be pleasantly bittersweet and salty.
Averna Amaro Siciliano Liqueur
750ml | SKU 48280  With a rich hue akin to cola with a similarly bitter and syrupy aroma, this amaro hints at roasted coffee beans and dark chocolate covered orange peel.
Branca Menta Liqueur
750ml | SKU 47525  Fresh, slightly syrupy, peppermint, spearmint and mint tea with citrus zest and balancing herbal, rooty notes.
Braulio Amaro Liqueur
1L | SKU 59250  Made of herbs including musk yarrow, wormwood, gentian and juniper, Brulio is rested in Slavonian oak casks. This process, combined with an alcohol content of 21 and the use of exclusively natural ingredients, gives Brulio its unmistakable balanced flavour and aromatic bouquet.
Caffo Vecchio Amaro del Capo Liqueur
750ml | SKU 66349  Distilled from sugar beets, then macerated with 29 herbs, spices, roots, fruits, and flowers from Southern Italy. This digestivo italiano is complex on the palate, revealing bittersweet flavors of orange, chamomile, licorice, and juniper.
Cardamaro Amaro of Cardoon Liqueur
750ml | SKU 55479  Cardamaro is a wine-based aperitif, infused with cardoon and blessed thistle (two artichoke relatives), then aged in oak.
Cocchi Vermouth Amaro Dopo Vermouth
500ml | SKU 68922  Artemisia is enriched with rhubarb, quassia wood, chiretta and a double infusion of cinchona. The addition of Barolo Chinato to the base wine gives delicately red nuances and a further soft and complex note totally Cocchi style.
Cocchi Aperitivo Americano Bianco Aperitif
750ml | SKU 49353  Cocchi Americano is crisp and citrusy with a delicate bitter edge
Cocchi Aperitivo Americano Rosa Aperitif
750ml | SKU 59118  The classic version foresees a cocktail glass with ice cubes, a spray of soda and a zest of rose grapefruit. Soda can be pleasantly replaced with ginger beer, lemon soda and tonic water.
Cynar Ricetta Originale Liqueur
1L | SKU 48057  Cynar is usuall served on-the-rocks with a slice of orange and soda or tonic as an apritif. A variation of the Negroni cocktail uses Cynar in place of Campari.
Meletti Amaro Liqueur
750ml | SKU 49611  Anise, clove, gentian, orange peel, saffron, violet flower... Its equally at home consumed neat or with ice, and its lighter profile makes it an all-around crowd pleaser in cocktails.
Montenegro Amaro Liqueur
750ml | SKU 49397  Soft and silky mouthfeel with a satisfying balance between sweet and bitter notes. Its well- balanced sweetness merges with the other ingredients, fading in a pleasantly bitter finish.
Nonino Quintessentia Amaro Liqueur
750ml | SKU 49909  The Quinessentia Amaro Nonino has fragrant mountain herbs. It's delicious as an aperitivo served with a slice of orange or on its own as a digestivo.
Liquore Strega Liqueur
750ml | SKU 49358  Strega liqueur is one of the most famous Italian liqueurs. Its processing starts with the grinding of about 70 herbs and spices, selected from all over the world, and each one of them has unique properties. Among these herbs we find Ceylon cinnamon, Florentine iris, Italian Apennine juniper, Samnite mint.
Suze Liqueur
750ml | SKU 74333  Suze is a pleasingly bitter French apritif made from the gentian root, which grows in the mountains of Switzerland and France.


 

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