The sweetness of the pear liqueur and port in this relatively simple tiki drink (named for the Chadburn telegraph) make it ideal for after dinner. If, however, you are looking for something more preprandial, Mr. Cate recommends decreasing the amount of port and pear liqueur to 1/4 ounce each. That should do the trick.
- Serves: 1 person
- 2ounces blended aged rum, preferably El Dorado 8-Year or Appleton Estate Reserve
- ½ounce tawny port
- ½ounce pear liqueur, preferably Mathilde Poire
- 6drops mole bitters, preferably Bittermens Xocolatl Mole
Step 1In a mixing glass three-quarters filled with cracked or cubed ice, combine all the ingredients. Stir until chilled, about 30 seconds, and strain into a chilled coupe glass.