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The Notorious F.I.G. - A Fig and Rye Cocktail

A beautiful, balanced and sophisticated cocktail that pairs rye whiskey, Campari and sweet fig jam. Fresh lemon juice and lemon bitters add a bright, citrusy note.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Emily Clifton, Nerds with Knives


  • 2 ounces rye (or bourbon)
  • 1 tablespoon fig preserves
  • 1/2 ounce Campari
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 shakes lemon bitters
  • Garnish: lemon slice sprig of thyme


  • In a shaker filled with ice, add rye, Campari, fig preserves, lemon juice and bitters. Shake vigorously for about a minute. Double strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of lemon and a sprig of thyme.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg
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