Looking for a beautiful winter cocktail to wow your party guests? Look no further than the Before & After cocktail.
The secret? Aperol, a kid sister to Campari, gives this crowd-pleasing winter libation a pleasant sweet-and-bitter taste profile. This cocktail's creator, Girl & the Goat house mixologist Ben Schiller, likes to serve it as an aperitif or a digestif, hence the moniker.
Makes: 1 cocktail
2 oz. (¼ cup) gin
¾ oz. (2 tsp) sweet vermouth
¾ oz. (2 tsp) Aperol
½ oz. (1 tsp) Madeira
1. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, and stir.
2. Strain into a coupe glass to serve.