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Tuscan Sunset Cocktail | John Cusimano

Tuscan Sunset Cocktail | John Cusimano


For the Simple Syrup:

  • ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup water

For the Cocktail:

  • 5 or 6 slices fennel, plus 1 frond, for garnish

  • 1 ½ ounces vodka

  • 1 ounce Campari

  • ¾ ounce lemon juice

  • ½ ounce Simple Syrup (above)

  • Club soda, to top


Serves: Makes 1 cocktail, plus simple syrup for more

For the simple syrup, combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Heat and stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate in an airtight container until ready to use. 

For the cocktail, muddle the fennel slices at the bottom of a cocktail shaker.  Add the vodka, Campari, lemon juice and simple syrup, shake well with ice and double strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with club soda and garnish with fennel frond.   

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