Inspired by common Mexican spices and flavors, I wanted to create a cocktail unlike any other. To complement Mr. Black, I used mezcal, chile liqueur, and mole bitters to bring smoke, heat, and sweet. To cut through the bitter and balance the drink, I added lime juice and cinnamon syrup which rounded out the body of the drink. Finally, a pinch of salt brings out the full explosion of flavor.

Cheers and enjoy!

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Ingredients

 30 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 22.50 ml Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur
 15 ml Mezcal(Del Maguey Vida))
 22.50 ml Fresh Lime Juice
 15 ml Cinnamon Syrup (1:1)
 2 dashes Xocolatl Mole Bitters(Bittermens)
 1 pinch Salt

Directions

1

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker

2

Add cracked or cubed ice to the shaker

3

Shake for 10-12 seconds, or until the shaker is frosty

4

Strain into a chilled coupe glass

5

Garnish with a fresh or dehydrated lime wheel


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