1⁄2 oz Batavia Arrack
1⁄2 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Sweet vermouth
1⁄4 oz Allspice Dram
1⁄4 oz Bénédictine

Stir with ice, serve up


Can also be made with .75 oz tequila and .75 oz mezcal, if you favor a bit more smoke. Went over very well as an aperitif

Cocktail summary
Posted by Teonas on 12/15/2019
Created by
Phil Ward
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4.5 stars
(14 ratings)
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  • Made with blanco tequila but aged mezcal, and Dolin and xocolatl bitters. I'm floored that 1/4 oz of my homemade dram didn't take over. Nice finish. — ★★★★
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I remember making this years ago (maybe a decade?). This is a Phil Ward creation.  Sweet vermouth is Carpano Antica, Allspice Dram is St. Elizabeth and bitters (I've seen builds with 2 dashes) are Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters.  Garnish is a lit Laphroaig Cask Strength soaked cherry.

Teonas commented on 3/06/2020:

Thanks, Applejack! Updated the creator :)