Traditionally, an aperitif is taken before a meal to aid in digestion. Slightly bitter, aromatic affairs- they are believed to cajole the stomach into creating digestive enzymes before the food ever reaches said destination. This is a wonderful drink in that style that, unfortunately, has no name.
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1.25 oz. Campari
1 oz Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur
½ oz Stirrings Blood Orange Bitters
Soda, to fill
Lemon twist, to garnish
Place all into a highball glass. Pour this into a shaker tin and then back into the glass (activating the carbonation and creating a wonderful bouquet.) Garnish with lemon twist.
Recipe by BourbonBlog.com Stephen Dennison