Whizz Kid by Jesse Vida

Whizz Kid at BlackTail, NYC

This recipe was first published as part of our feature on minimalist drinks.

In this drink at BlackTail, New York, it’s the carefully engineered liquid – not a garnish – that does the talking.

22.5ml Cardamaro
22.5ml VSOP cognac
22.5ml Bourbon
7.5ml Novo Fogo barrel-aged cachaça
5ml Meletti Amaro
2.5ml Tonka syrup
1ds Bittered sling cherry

Stir the ingredients over ice and strain into a rocks glass with a single large ice cube. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and discard.

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