Cynar, Amaro Cio Ciaro, lime juice, bitters - Got some Amaro collecting dust? First off, drink it! It's probably awesome on the rocks. But if you need another way to enjoy it, this is super refreshing and will surprise even the most skittish drinker. A low ABV sipper that is a perfect nightcap. We recommend Cynar and Amaro Cio Ciaro but almost any amaro will work.
Pete Vasconcellos is a life-long restaurant professional and currently the general manager and bar director of the Penrose in New York City. Since he was 14 years old, Pete has worked in cafes, delis, night clubs, dive bars, banquet halls, and fine dining as a dishwasher, line cook, bartender, security guard, server, bus boy and manager. As a bartender/mixologist, Pete has created cocktail programs for notable establishments such as Blue Hill, The Dutch and The Crown.
He joined the Sleeping Giant Group in 2012 to open the Penrose and design the bar program. Since 2012 the Penrose has proudly served as the premier gastro-pub on NYC's Upper East Side.