Serve in aCoupe glass
Flamed orange zest twist (discarded) & skewered Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
STIR first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass. TOP with sparkling wine.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Cognac (brandy)|
|3/4 fl oz||Punt E Mes or other full-bodied vermouth|
|1/6 fl oz||Grenadine/pomegranate syrup (2:1)|
|3 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
|1 1/2 fl oz||Prosecco sparkling wine|
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Originally topped with lambrusco, I've opted for prosecco but some, like me, may prefer champagne or other brut sparkling wine. Whichever you choose, the result is cognac-laced bittersweet herbal and lightly vivacious aperitivo or digestivo.
Adapted from a recipe that originated in 2008 at Milk & Honey in New York City, USA.
One serving of Rome is Burning contains 180 calories.