Sharingan Cocktail

Was thinking the other day: what’s the point in having so many awesome amari if I don’t make more drinks with them! Good point, good point. Amaro Meletti is balanced, caramel, honey and sweet with a complicated back palate that an array of flavors from anise to saffron to lavender. I find it goes smashingly well with rye in this fruit forward cocktail.

The name? It’s red and I’ve been binge-ing on Naruto… (If you haven’t watched it, do it… it’s kind of Japanese Harry Potter)


  • 1 oz Whistlepig Old World Rye
  • .75 oz Amaro Melletti
  • .5 oz Raspberry Brandy
  • .5 oz Lime Juice
  • .5 oz Blackberry Brown Sugar Simple Syrup


Cocktail Glass


  • Make blackberry simple syrup by muddling 5 blackberries, topping with a quarter cup of brown sugar, and a quarter cup of hot water in a mason jar.
  • Shake vigorously, then strain a few times to remove sediment. This keeps for up to a week in the fridge, or up to a month if you add in a quarter ounce of vodka.
  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Stir and strain.

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