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Ivan the Terrible Recipe by Tobin Shea | The Silk Road Cocktail Collection

Follow Redbird Bar Director Tobin Shea’s simple instructions below for the Ivan the Terrible cocktail. Based off of a Manhattan and inspired by an Iranian dish, Fesenjān, Ivan the Terrible includes notes of pomegranates and walnuts, creating an aromatic cocktail.

Ivan the Terrible 
2 oz Rittenhouse Rye
½ oz PAMA liqueur
¼ oz Don Ciccio & Figli Nocino
¼ oz Lustau PX Sherry
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
1 Dash Fee Brothers Black Walnut Bitters
Orange Twist

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass, add ice. Stir until chilled, around 30 seconds. Strain in a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

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