Sometimes there are are things that are so transcendentally cool, otherworldly, and badass that they render all that has gone before redundant and superfluous. The Theory of Relativity? Who cares! The Declaration of Independence? Big whoop! Just look at that!
The iconic photo above was all that was needed to inspire this new drink. Who was as cool and badass as Grace Jones? Maybe Miles Davis and Jimmy Page? But outside of them, few others. I’m proud to say that this is one of my most delicious cocktail creations.
1 part Cynar
1 part Luxardo Amaro Abano
½ part Averna
½ part Sloe Gin
liberal dashes of Fee Brothers Black Walnut bitters
Stir over ice, then pour into a chilled cocktail
glass. Garnish with a white candy cigarette.*
*Be sure to remove the candy cigarette from the drink after presentation, so the drink doesn't get unwanted sweetness.
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