The Hell Out of d'Auge

1 oz Maurin Quina
1 oz Cynar
12 oz Calvados
1 ds Chocolate bitters
1 pn Salt
1 pn Coffee
Instructions
Stir, strain over one large rock, garnishing with salt and powdered coffee on the ice cube such that it enters the drink as it dilutes (a la Little Giuseppe/Little Valiant).
Notes
A weird one, not for everyone. Acidic cider and cherry flavors balance dark sweetness and bitterness.
From other users
  • Sweet-tart and bitter, with acidic cider, wine, cherry, Cynar, and dark coffee/chocolate flavors.
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