• Noblesse oblige

    2 monthes ago - By Cocktail Virgin Slut

    1 1/2 oz Grosperrin VSOP Cognac 1/2 oz Mezcal 1/3 oz Pedro Ximenez Sherry 1/3 oz Byrrh Quinquina 1 dash Chocolate Bitters
    Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with orange oil from a twist.
    For a nightcap two Fridays ago, I selected Tom Sander's 2012 World's Best Cocktails book in search of inspiration, and I landed on the Noblesse Oblige. This Cognac over mezcal number was created by Nicolas de Soto at the Experimental Cocktail Club in London's Chinatown, and the format reminded me of the Chancellor and quinquina-containing riffs like the Administrator. Once prepared...
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