Starfish & Coffee

If U set your mind free, baby, maybe U'd understand
1 12 oz Bourbon
34 oz Aperol
12 oz Lemon juice
1 t Blackberry preserves
1 ds Grade B maple syrup
1   Egg white
3 dr Coffee Pecan Bitters (as garnish)
1   Star anise (as garnish)
Instructions
Dry shake with Hawthorne sprig, shake again with ice, double strain into coupe. Pattern bitters on foam. Float star anise pod (starfish) on foam.
Notes
Fat wash for extra applause. The final drink should be the color of the Purple One.
History
All of us were ordinary compared to Cynthia Rose.
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