Night Owl

from Death & Co

  • 2 ounces Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac
  • .5 ounce Punt E Mes
  • .5 ounce Lustau East India Solera Sherry
  • .25 ounce Van Oosten Batavia Arrack

Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe. No garnish.

ALEX DAY, 2009 This Manhattan variation uses Batavia arrack as a modifier, which adds a bit of complexity without making the drink too funky.—AD