Petruchio

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  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • 1 Dash Scotch (preferably a Single Malt, but blended works well too)

Stir with ice, serve in a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Source: Robert Hess (2008)

According to Robert:

Aperol was first introduced in 1919 at the first "Padova Fiere", a trade exhibition held in Padova Italy. Here in the US we know it better as "Padua", which was the setting for Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew". So I named this drink after the lead character "Petrucio".