1 oz Branca Menta
1 oz Suze (Salers)
Build in a rocks glass (punch cup). Stir without ice and serve as a room temperature cocktail.
Two Tuesdays ago, I sought out cocktail recipe inspiration in Paul Clarke's The Cocktail Chronicles and decided to try out a quirky looking non-cocktail called the Black Rock Chiller. The drink was a Scaffa crafted by Sother Teague of Manhattan's Amor y Amargo, and it does not classify as a cocktail for it leaves out the final part of the "spirits, sugar, bitters, and water" definition. I actually did have an opportunity to have this made for me by Sother himself when he did a pop-up at Silvertone for Boston Thirst in 2014, but I opted for his Pumpernickel instead.