The cocktail is the favorite of the main character of a story I am writing - the drink is includes a specific mix of both simple and more exotic ingredients to reflect a displaced wealthy character. I wanted to draw focus to the coffee liqueur to both complement the malt flavors of the Irish whiskey while emphasizing to the contrast in the environments in which the two products are made.
Maraschino cherry garnish leaves room for aromatic focus on coffee and spices, especially as the drink warms.

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Ingredients

 2 oz Irish Whiskey
 0.75 oz Vermouth di Torino
 0.50 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
 1 dash Aztec Chocolate Bitters
 1 Maraschino Cherry

Directions

1

Add ingredients to mixing glass and stir with ice until chilled

2

Strain into chilled coupe glass

3

Garnish with maraschino cherry


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