People often associate the fortified wine Madeira with syrupy-sweet flavors, but good-quality Madeira is complex and delicious, with a wonderful acidity. The Sercial Madeira that Estopinal uses here is the driest style.
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2 ounces Sercial Madeira
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
Dash of Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters
2 orange twists
Ice cubes, plus cracked ice for serving
1 lemon twist, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the Madeira, Simple Syrup, bitters and orange twists. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake well. Strain into a chilled cracked-ice-filled double rocks glass and garnish with the lemon twist.
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