The veggie’s bittersweet taste and high fiber content make it the perfect base for Zucca Amaro, an herbal digestif first served in the courts of 19th-century Italian royalty. Amaro also reigns supreme in the Temperance Trap, a delightfully earthy libation named for its addictive nature. “It’s the Achilles’ heel of any person who is trying to drink less,” promises Clever Koi beverage director Joshua James.
Combine 1 1/2 oz. Zucca with 1/2 oz. Death’s Door gin, 1 1/2 oz. grapefruit juice and 1/2 oz. lemon juice. Add two bar spoons of vanilla sugar and four drops of grapefruit bitters. Shake well. Strain into a tall glass over ice and top with soda water. Garnish with grapefruit peel and surrender to sweet, smoky temptation.
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