3⁄4 oz Rye
3⁄4 oz Cognac
1⁄2 oz Ramazzotti
1⁄2 oz Coffee liqueur, Galliano Ristretto

Stir. Strain. Rocks glass. A lone large cube.


Unashamedly sweet.


My entry to April 2015's MxMo--a riff off the Black Russian. Australian pubs will at least ask if you'd like your Black Russian topped up with Coke. That was my starting point.

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  • Reduce coffee liqueur to 0.25 oz, increase rye.
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HallA commented on 10/28/2021:

I am liking this a lot. I would be careful with the proportions if you are using a sweet coffee liqueur like kahlua as the cognac and ramazotti along with that could maybe verge cloying. i made it with the reported spec using Mr. Black and it's really nicely balanced and has a nice contrast between the bitter and sweet elements.