Rite of Spring

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 158 calories in one serving of Rite of Spring.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Rite of Spring image

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).

1 12 fl oz Old Tom gin
12 fl oz Suze gentian liqueur
12 fl oz Cocchi Americano Bianco
12 fl oz Rhubarb bitters
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Comment:

A riff on a White Negroni, originally incorporating a generous dosing of two types of rhubarb bitters. (Also works well with 15ml / 1oz Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters). Obviously, with such generous used of bitters, this is a dry bitter aperitivo style cocktail.

About:

Created by Todd Crummy, a freelance bartender in Chicago, USA, who says this drink is “Named after Igor Stravinsky's seminal work Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring).

Todd's original recipe calls for: 1½ old tom gin, ½ Suze, ½ Cocchi Americano, ¼ Fee Brothers Rhubarb Bitters and ¼ Brooklyn Hemispherical Rhubarb Bitters.

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