This cocktail was created by Nicholas Bennett at Porchlight for Cognac Classics Week, presented by Liquor.com and Hennessy VSOP Privilège.
- 2 oz Hennessy VSOP cognac
- 1/2 oz St-Germain
- 1/4 oz Green tea syrup*
- 2 dashes Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters
- Garnish: Mint sprig, lemon zest
Add all of the ingredients to a Julep cup or double Old Fashioned glass.
Fill halfway with crushed or pebble ice, then swizzle to chill.
Pack the glass with more ice, forming a mound at the top.
Garnish with the mint and finely grated lemon zest over the surface of the drink.