Left Hand Cocktail

from PDT

  • 1.5 oz. Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Bourbon Whiskey
  • .75 oz. Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
  • .75 oz. Campari
  • 2 dashes Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with 3 brandied cherries on a pick.

Sam Ross combined his favorite classics, Italy's Negroni and America's Manhattan, into one drink and named the result after Lefty, an Italian-American character from the movie Donnie Brasco. —Sam Ross, New York, 2007