¾ ounce Spicy Ginger Syrup
1 ounce lime juice
1 ounce Cocchi Vermouth di Torino
1½ ounces Amaro Averna
2 dashes Angostura bitters, to finish
1 ounce Seagram’s club soda, to finish
Orange half-wheel, for garnish
3 mint sprigs, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, combine the ginger syrup, lime juice, vermouth, and amaro. Fill a highball glass with 1¼-inch cubes. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously. Strain the cocktail into the highball glass. Add the 2 dashes of Angostura bitters to the top of the cocktail and top with the club soda. Skewer the orange half-wheel through the ends and place the mint sprigs through the center, then garnish the cocktail with the orange mint flag.
Techniques: Shake, double-strain
Ice: 1¼-inch cubes
Garnish: Orange mint flag
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