Fail-Safe

from Death & Co

  • .75 ounce Perry's Tot Navy-Strength Gin
  • .75 ounce Plymouth Sloe Gin
  • .5 ounce Aperol
  • .5 ounce Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a double rocks glass over 1 large ice cube. No garnish.

SCOTT TEAGUE, 2013 Some drinks are just happy accidents. One night I saw several bottles sitting next to each other behind the bar, and I thought, Why not? I started playing around with them in Negroni proportions, and it worked.—ST