Who does coffee better than Italy? This cocktail is a bit of a riff on a Negroni. I wanted a sipper, something I could envision sipping after dinner outside a cafe, listening to a live quartet. I wanted to ensure I kept the Mr. Black flavor, but also balance it with some sweet and spicy notes. So, I went with a Bourbon base, then Mr. Black, a touch of chocolate and some Italian aperitifs, Averna and Cynar. Hit it with a touch of spiced bitters over a solid ice cube and enjoy!
Combine Ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 15-30 seconds
Strain into rocks glass with a single cube of ice (clear)
Cut a thick strip of orange peel, express the oil over the glass and drop into the glass for garnish