1 1⁄4 oz Apple brandy, Lairds
1⁄4 oz Bénédictine
1⁄4 oz Brandy
6 lf Mint (muddled with syrup)
1⁄2 oz Demerara syrup
1 spg Mint (spanked as garnish)
1⁄2 oz Lime juice

Muddle mint with syrup, add rest, shake, double strain, straight up, cocktail glass, garnish with spanked mint.


Original specifies 1/2 oz B&B, rather than a half ounce each Bénédictine and Brandy. Video calls for B&B and written recipe uses straight Bénédictine.


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Posted by Dan on 5/05/2011
Created by
Katie Loeb, Oyster House, Philadelphia, OH
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  • Made with mole bitters instead of chocolate and with all Benedictine. Really a cocktail for root beer lovers. Deserves another try with real chocolate bitters and less Root. — ★★
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