This seasonal twist on the classic Negroni takes on a richer character and deeper hue thanks to the inclusion of a weightier amaro compared to the usual vibrant Campari and the dusky richness of amontillado sherry.The burnt thyme adds a woodsy aroma but can be an optional touch. At a winter pop-up in the Williamsburg restaurant Sunday in Brooklyn, where the drink is being served, it is called Ugly Sweater Weather. —Florence Fabricant
- Combine the gin, amaro, and sherry in a rock glass filled with ice. Stir for 10 to 15 seconds. Garnish with a twist of lemon. If you choose to use thyme, briefly ignite the sprig, extinguish the flame, and gently float the thyme atop the drink.