The Model T by La Dolce Vita

The Model T by La Dolce VitaOwner of La Dolce Vita, Alessandro Uzielli, is a descendant of Henry Ford and paid homage to his ancestry by naming a cocktail after the car that put the world on wheels.

Model T

  • 2 1/2 oz Woodford Reserve
  • Whole Vanilla Bean Halved
  • 1/2 oz Amaro Nonio
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • Splash soda
  1. Build in shaker, cut vanilla bean down the center and empty insides into shaker, cut bean in half and put in shaker.
  2. Add lemon juice, simple syrup, amaro Nonio and woodford reserve.
  3. Top with ice, shake hard 20 seconds.
  4. Pour into bucket glass, top with ice and add splash of soda.
  5. The vanilla bean is the garnish inside the drink.