By InStyle Staff
Updated Jan 10, 2015 @ 2:30 pm
Before & After Cocktail
Credit: Marcus Nilsson

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 cocktailIngredients

2 oz. (¼ cup) gin¾ oz. (2 tsp) sweet vermouth¾ oz. (2 tsp) Aperol½ oz. (1 tsp) MadeiraDirections

1. Combine ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, and stir.

2. Strain into a coupe glass to serve.