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Fernet-Branca [ferˈnɛt ˈbraŋka] is a brand of [[amaro|''amaro'']], or bitter herbal [[liqueur]]. Bernandino Branca invented the Fernet-Branca bitter in Milan, Italy, in 1845. The brand soon thereafter gained popularity, leading to the founding of the Fratelli Branca Distillery.
 
Fernet-Branca [ferˈnɛt ˈbraŋka] is a brand of [[amaro|''amaro'']], or bitter herbal [[liqueur]]. Bernandino Branca invented the Fernet-Branca bitter in Milan, Italy, in 1845. The brand soon thereafter gained popularity, leading to the founding of the Fratelli Branca Distillery.
  
Fernet-Branca is often consumed [[neat]] as a [[digestif]], typically served in a cordial glass, or as a mixing component (usually supportive and not as the primary ingredient) in [[cocktails]] such as the "[[Toronto]]", the "Fanciulli", and the more prolific "[[Hanky Panky]]".
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Fernet-Branca is often consumed [[neat]] as a [[digestif]], typically served in a cordial glass, or as a mixing component (usually supportive and not as the primary ingredient) in [[cocktails]] such as the "[[Toronto]]", the "Fanciulli", and the more prolific "[[Hanky-Panky]]".
  
 
The beverage was originally promoted for its health benefits including as a remedy for “overeating, flatulence, hangovers, gas pains, (and) lifting yourself off the floor when you’ve mixed oysters and [[bananas]].”
 
The beverage was originally promoted for its health benefits including as a remedy for “overeating, flatulence, hangovers, gas pains, (and) lifting yourself off the floor when you’ve mixed oysters and [[bananas]].”

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Fernet-Branca [ferˈnɛt ˈbraŋka] is a brand of amaro, or bitter herbal liqueur. Bernandino Branca invented the Fernet-Branca bitter in Milan, Italy, in 1845. The brand soon thereafter gained popularity, leading to the founding of the Fratelli Branca Distillery.

Fernet-Branca is often consumed neat as a digestif, typically served in a cordial glass, or as a mixing component (usually supportive and not as the primary ingredient) in cocktails such as the "Toronto", the "Fanciulli", and the more prolific "Hanky-Panky".

The beverage was originally promoted for its health benefits including as a remedy for “overeating, flatulence, hangovers, gas pains, (and) lifting yourself off the floor when you’ve mixed oysters and bananas.”

Fernet-Branca has enjoyed a recent growth in popularity in the United States particularly due to an increase in the interest in and mixing/serving of "vintage" cocktails.

In Argentina and Uruguay, "Fernet con Coca" — Fernet-Branca with Coca-Cola — is a popular refreshment