Toronto Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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8 ounces rye whiskey

1 ounce Fernet Branca 

3/4 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows

2 dashes bitters, such as Angostura

4 large strips orange peel

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar


  1. Combine the whiskey, Fernet Branca, Simple Syrup and bitters in a glass with ice. Stir the mixture 15 times in a circular motion. Strain into 4 chilled cocktail glasses. Garnish with the orange peels.

Simple Syrup:

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
  1. Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month.