1 1⁄2 oz Venezuelan rum, Santa Teresa 1796
1⁄2 oz Pear liqueur, Merlet
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Instructions

Stir, strain, rocks, twist.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Lucinda Lynn Sterling, Grace 365, NYC.
Year
2013
Is an
authentic recipe
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(4 ratings)
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  • I want this to work, but to me the ingredients don't play well together. — ★★★
  • Using St. George's makes this autumnal — ★★★★
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Comments

Built as indicated, except using Rothman's pear liqueur instead of Merlet.  I found it much too sweet for my palate (which I kinda guessed given the build).  Tried again with 2 oz rum, still too sweet.  Adding .5 oz bourbon to the base recipe (in my case the high rye OGD 100) dried it out and was an improvement for me without changing the flavor profile too much.