Ingredient: Fernet BrancaAlso Known As: Fernet What it is: Bitters
A type of amaro, a bitter, aromatic spirit. Fernet is made from a number of herbs and spices which vary according to the brand, but may include myrrh, rhubarb, chamomile, cardamom, aloe, and saffron, with a base of grape distilled spirits, and colored with caramel coloring. Fernet-Branca, an Italian brand of Fernet made by the Fratelli Branca distillery, is usually served as a digestif after a meal but may also be served with coffee and espresso or mixed into coffee and espresso drinks. It may be served at room temperature or on the rocks (with ice).
Shake well in a mixing glass with cracked ice, strain and serve.