1 1⁄2 oz Demerara Rum
3⁄4 oz Coffee liqueur, Mr. Black
1⁄2 oz Honey syrup (2:1)
3⁄4 oz Lemon juice
1 sli Lemon (as garnish)

Build in a tall glass 3/4 full of ice. Swizzle. Top with more ice as needed. Garnish.


I’ve noticed that most cocktails made with Mr. Black are evening cocktails with heavy flavors. I wanted to go the opposite route and create something refreshing and bright. The Mr. Swizzle combines the burnt sugar flavors of Demerara rum and honey with coffee. This depth is opened up by the lemon juice base and the clove spiced notes of the falernum. Enjoy a few of these at brunch time! You deserve it.


Winner of the 2020 Coffee Cocktail Challenge

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