Time 4 minutes
Yields Serves 1

Pour the aquavit, sherry, Cynar and bitters into a mixing glass. Add ice, stir well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

A cocktail from the Tar Pit, by author Robert Hess, founder of the DrinkBoy website and the Chanticleer Society.

Betty Hallock was the deputy Food editor, covering all things food and drink for the Saturday section and Daily Dish blog. She started at The Times in 2001 in the Business section and previously worked on the National desk at the Wall Street Journal in New York. She’s a graduate of UCLA and New York University.
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