Courtesy Jim Kearns, Slowly Shirley, New York City
A robust red wine from France’s Rhône region plus a pair of fortified wines anchor this drink, keeping it rich and boldly flavored, but not too boozy.
- 1½ ounces Daumen Lirac
- ½ ounce Rhum Barbancourt 5 Star rum
- ½ ounce PX Sherry
- ½ ounce Port
- ¼ ounce Tempus Fugit Crème de Cacao
- 2 dashes Chuncho bitters
- 2 dashes Hellfire bitters
- 2 orange peels,
- Mix of equal parts cocoa powder, chili powder and sugar, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add first 7 ingredients and 1 orange peel. Shake well, and strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice. Garnish with the remaining orange peel and a dusting of cocoa-chili-sugar mix.