1 1⁄2 oz Armagnac
3⁄4 oz Cynar (Fat)
1⁄4 oz Fernet (Gagliardo)
Instructions

Long stir in OFD glass wiith ice, garnish with mint sprig and candied ginger on pick.

Notes

My crème de menthe is homemade, and based on a sweetened tincture.
Maybe a mint bitters can be replaced.

Cynar can be uped to 1 oz.

The drink can be served as a julep with crushed ice without the need of having the mix stirred before. But i have not a julep cup nor the patience to crush my ice without proper tools.

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Comments

What style of Armagnac do you recommend? More traditional or more cognac-like? Thanks,  Zachary


Hi,

More Armagnac like. As aged as you can afford without the need of an expensive one.

Mine seems to date back of 1987 as writen on the label, but i am not sure about that. Scarce informations are available on the bottle and internet.

Kind of dry spanish brandy.

I received the bottle as a gift from my brother in law.


So I'm drinking one of these right now, with Dartilongue 23 yr Armagnac, Cynar 70, Fernet Branca and Giffard Menthe Pastille. It's quite nice - well balanced, and to me it pays homage to some classics - it's like a Stinger x Art of Choke. Lovely herbal-spicyness with menthol topnotes, and rich enough without being sweet. Thanks for posting this.  Zachary