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2 oz. Paul John Edited single malt whisky
1 oz. Lillet blanc
1⁄2 oz. Cocchi Vermouth di Torino
4 dashes orange bitters
1 large, thick orange peel, for garnish

Place whisky, Lillet, vermouth and bitters in a shaker with ice and stir. Rub orange peel around rim of a chilled martini glass; strain drink into glass. Twist orange peel over drink to release its oils and add to glass.