1 1⁄2 oz Islay Scotch, Laphroaig (Qtr Cask)
3⁄4 oz Fernet Branca
1 lf Mint
Instructions

Build neat in a lowball or whiskey glass. Spank and drop mint.

History

Made for Thursday Drink Night, Feb 25, 2011, drinks KaiserPenguin would like

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 2/25/2011
Created by
Dan Chadwick, Kindred Cocktails
Year
2011
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  • Made with Ardbeg. As aggressive as advertised but I was a little dissapointed that the only thing I got was smoke and menthol. — ★★
  • Very good flavor combination, slightly too dry, maybe use Antica Formula — ★★★★
  • Interesting, powerful sipper even with my relatively cheap Islay substitute. Could dial back the fernet with these ingredients a touch. — ★★★★
  • Smokey, almost buries the fernet branca. Very smooth. I made it with noilly prat and lagavulin 16. — ★★★
  • Slow sipping mouthful of smoke, spice, menthol, and bitter. Enjoy. One of the best drinks I've created. — ★★★★★
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Comments

Uncompromising, unforgiving, delightfully smooth. This one really speaks to the part of me that's a former cannabis user, which may or may not make you happy. 4.5/5