A strikingly aromatic, classic Italian-style bitter made with arnica, orris root and lavender, Fernet Hunter is a fresh take on a classic recipe that dates back to the early 1900’s. It’s available on the BottlesXO app now for ¥350. Here’s how to drink it.
Fernet Hunter was created by Raphael Holzer and Neville Kotewall, two friends who met in Hong Kong and share a passion for quality food and drink. Raphael’s great grandfather, Oskar Holzer, relocated to Linz, Austria during the Second World War and eventually to Brunnwald Forest, 30 kilometers north.
This is where Raphael grew up, and where Fernet Hunter is produced today. It utilizes a low-temperature infusion method to extract the true essence of herbs and spices that are handpicked and dried during the hunting season.
This is a serious liqueur that is exquisite enjoyed simply with a little soda water and ice, but it can also provide the basis of an exceptionally balanced cocktail. If you’re wondering how to make the best use of this one-of-a-kind concoction, read on for three ideas.
To start off, try making a simple spin on classic highball.
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Looking for some refreshing taste and an energy boost? Try mixing with natural Maté sparkling tea.
Or, finally, do you like a bit of spice in your tipple? Try this sublime and simple blend of Fernet Hunter and ginger ale.