Recipes

The Hummingbird

Su-Lin Ong, on behalf of Luxardo and Bar Swift in London, shares this cocktail created by Bobby Hiddleston at Bar Swift as a tribute to Luxardo's new Bitter Bianco aperitivo. "This was the first recipe created by a bar for the new Luxardo Bitter Bianco in the UK," says Ong. "Similar to the creation of Luxardo Maraschino, the Luxardo Bitter Bianco also stands out as a liqueur which is unusually produced by distillation. This creates a new dimension of flavors and its signature clear, light color, whilst still staying true to its bitter-sweet heritage."

"The Hummingbird cocktail has a transparent ivory color, fruity aromas of sweet and bitter oranges, balanced by hints of spices and botanicals. Its smooth taste combines fresh citrus with a gentle bitter finish."

Ingredients

  • 25 milliliters Luxardo Bitter Bianco
  • 25 milliliters Manzanilla Sherry
  • 15 milliliters Cocchi Americano
  • 10 milliliters Martini Riserva Speciale Ambrato
  • 2.5 milliliters Luxardo Maraschino

Directions

Stir over ice and serve up with a grapefruit twist.

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