Dreamed up by bartender Sandy De Almeida, this rum-based take on a Negroni has become a go-to favourite for cocktail lovers across the city — and also happens to be the perfect festive tipple to share with friends this holiday season. You can order The Departed chez nous, of course, and if you’re feeling inspired, try your hand at making them at home.
Cocktail Recipe: The Departed
Equally delicious in cold weather or hot, The Departed is the perfect drink to kick off a night on the town or to fuel a late-night gab sesh with friends.
- 1 oz El Dorado 12-year-old Guyanese Rum
- 1 oz Campari
- .5 oz Emmascarado 45 Mezcal
- .75 oz Averna Amaro
- 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
- Serve over ice with an orange zest garnish.