Latin Quarter

Rum-based variation of a classic Sazerac.
2 oz Guatemalan rum, Zacapa 23
1 t Simple syrup
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 ds Bitters, Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
3 ds Peychaud's Bitters (house, see note)
1 rinse Absinthe, Vieux Pontarlier Verte
1 twst Lemon peel
Instructions
Fill a double old fashioned glass with ice and a small amount of Absinthe. Stir the Rum, Sugar Cane Syrup and bitters in an ice filled shaker glass. Dump the ice from the old fashioned glass and rotate the glass to ensure that the rinse coats the entire inside of the glass. Strain into the glass.
Notes
Created for Bittermens to promote their Xocolatl Mole bitters. Death and co. House Peychauds is 2:1 Peychauds and Bitter Truth Creole.
From other users
  • Tried this with an aged demerara rum and didn't particularly like it. Bitterness dominated. With the spec'ed rum I suspect it'd be better. — ☆☆
  • 3:1 peychaud's to hellfire bitters was excellent! — ☆☆☆☆☆
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