The Italian amaro Fernet has long been a favorite beverage amongst San Franciscans, with the city accounting for over 25% of the spirits national consumption. And now, the city is welcoming its own San Franciscan bottling of Fernet, thanks to local beverage industry stars Max Rudsten and Ben Flajnik, the Sonoma based winemaker and star of the reality TV series The Bachelor. The duo teamed with master distiller Farid Dormishian to create the spirit, distilling 12 top secret, local, native to California ingredients.
Currently, the local spirit, named Fernet Francisco, can be found in over 100 bars and restaurants throughout San Francisco and the team is working on getting the spirit into more spots throughout the state. Read More