The Chocolate Rye

1 34 oz Rye (cacao-infused; see note)
34 oz Oloroso sherry
12 oz Meyer lemon juice
1 bsp Cherry syrup, Luxardo (syrup from Luxardo Maraschino Cherry jar)
1   Cherry (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, up, garnish.
Notes
Lepkowski infuses her rye with cacao nibs, black pepper, ginger, and other botanicals; recipe at link. Alternatively, a dash of chocolate bitters in combination with the oloroso sherry produces a dry chocolate-y effect.
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