Episode 6 features a bottle of Amaro Sfumato Rabarbaro. It's 20% alcohol by volume, 40 proof. A smokey digestif. Imported from Italy to the USA. Made in the Trento region of northern Italy by Antica Erboristeria Cappalletti.
Enjoy this episode with a glass of Sfumato!
Sfumato doesn't have a stand alone brand website, but here's the distiller's official website: https://www.cappellettinovasalus.it
The US importer, Haus Alpenz has a nice listing with details in English: https://alpenz.com/product-sfumato.html
Brief Historical Timeline:
- 1906 - Cappelletti is founded
- 2017 - Sfumato is imported into the USA
As an amaro, Sfumato is perfectly served neat, but it does add a great smokiness to cocktails.
- 1.5 oz. Sfumato
- 1.5 oz. Bourbon (90-prof recommended)
- .5 oz. Lemon juice
Shake with ice. Strain into a double rocks glass over ice and garnish with a lemon wheel.
Many more recipes can be found here: Recipes
BooK: Amaro - The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs by Brad Thomas Parsons
The Fireside where I first tried Sfumato
Official show website is: www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com