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Celebrate National Limoncello Day with This Cocktail

Legendary St. Louis restaurant Casa Don Alfonso shares a recipe for their Alto di Limoncello, a perfect way to elevate National Limoncello Day.

We at Appetito are celebrating National Limoncello Day by enjoying the citrusy specialty from the lemon-tinged coasts of southern Italy. To get the party started, we are sharing a sophisticated limoncello cocktail recipe from Casa Don Alfonso, the American outpost of a Michelin-starred restaurant on the Sorrento Peninsula, where they also make their own Limoncello. So shake one of these up and toast to Limoncello!

Alto di Limoncello Cocktail

Alto di Limoncello Cocktail

Recipe by Casa Don Alfonso
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  • 1.25 oz. 1.25 Zubrowka Vodka

  • 0.75 oz. 0.75 Don Alfonso Limoncello

  • 0.75 oz. 0.75 Rosemary Syrup

  • 0.75 oz. 0.75 Lemon Juice

  • 0.50 oz. 0.50 Galliano

  • 1 1 Lemon peel


  • Combine the ingredients in a shaker full of ice.
  • Shake.
  • Strain into Nick & Nora (or classic martini) glass.
  • Garnish with Lemon peel.
  • Serve.

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