A Six for a Nine

A Corn'n'Oil crossed with a Creole.
2 oz Añejo rum (Barbados preferably)
12 oz Falernum
14 oz Bénédictine
14 oz Amer Picon (Perhaps sub a bitter citrus-forward amaro like Amaro Nonino, Ramazzotti, Averna or Montenegro)
2 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)
Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe, and garnish with an orange twist.
On National Rum Day, I thought about how falernum can almost sub for a vermouth in some drinks, and I decided to cross the Corn'n'Oil with the Creole Cocktail. For a name, I dubbed this one after the Bajan Creole phrase of "Don't take a six for a nine" meaning not to misjudge a person's true intentions.
FRY 2020
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