I wanted to make the quintessential after dinner drink. Espresso and coffee liquor for the caffeine buzz, the bitter and Fernet to aid digestion, and the cream liquor to give it a silky mouthfeel.

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Ingredients

 1 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 ½ oz Meletti 1870 Aperitivo
 ½ oz Cream Liqueur(Amarula)
 ¼ oz Fernet Branca
 1 oz Espresso

Directions

1

Pull a shot of espresso into the smaller tin of your shaker and let it chill as you build the rest of the cocktail.

2

In the larger shaker add the remaining alcoholic ingredients.

3

When espresso has cooled, combine ingredients and dry shake for 10 seconds to incorporate the ingredients and aerate the cocktail to build up a nice head.

4

Pour into an snifter and add crushed ice. Garnish with a twist of lemon and a mint sprig.


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