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Full Monte

A bold, flavor-packed cocktail, the Full Monte combines Rye Whiskey, Amaro Montenegro, and Angostura Bitters. This drink is a testament to the balance of sweet and bitter, ideal for those who appreciate a whisky-based cocktail with a twist.

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full monte cocktail on the Rocks with a Cherry Garnish

Full Monte

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
4.5 from 2 votes
Course: Whiskey
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Full Monte, Orange Liqueur, vermouth
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Amaro Montenegro, Rye Whiskey, and Angostura Bitters in a cocktail.


  • 2 oz Amaro Montenegro
  • 1 oz Rye Whiskey or Bourbon
  • 1 Angostura Bitters dash
  • Orange Peel
  • Luxardo Maraschino Cherry for garnish


  • Add all liquid ingredients to a mixing glass over cracked ice. Stir until visibly chilled or dilution is apparent. 
  • Single strain into a rocks glass over ice.
  • Express the oil from the orange peel over the glass and line the rim, then discard.
  • Skewer your cherry of choice and use it as a garnish. 
  • Enjoy!
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Full Monte
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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