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1 oz Jamaican rum
1 oz Rhum Agricole
1 oz Bonal Gentiane Quina
2 ds Bitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed and discarded)
Stir, strain, up.
A bittered Pompadour playing off Bonal's similarity to Pineau des Charentes and affinity for Jamaican rum, named for a Bette Davis film where she sports that hairstyle. Sort of a Patois crossed with a Mai Tai as well.
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Meh...sorry to be a downer

Meh...sorry to be a downer but this didn't work for me.  I used Depaz rhum agricole, Appleton 12, Bonal, and Bitterman's Xocolatl Mole and it just felt like a bad mix.  Maybe a different run would have helped - perhaps something stronger like Smith & Cross.  IN the end it just seemed like a good idea, with some ingredients I love that nonetheless came across as somehow being "off."  Certainly not undrinkable, but not something I'd make again, or recommend.