Found in the late Gary Regan’s book Negroni, The Stiletta is an exercise in flavour combinations. Created by Phil Ward, the drink combines Star Anise infuse Campari with Sweet Vermouth and Blanco Tequila.
Stir all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
To make the Star Anise infused Campari, combine 20-star anise pods with one bottle of Campari in a jar. Seal and shake gently. Let infuse overnight. Strain through a double layer of dampened cheesecloth.
This one of many unique Negroni-inspired recipes featured in Gary Regan’s book, The Negroni.