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2 oz Lustau Dry Amontillado Los Arcos, 1 oz Cordial 44 (House made – recipe below), 1 oz Orange syrup (recipe below), 3 Dashes of orange Bitters (house made). Add all ingredients into a mixing glass and stir for 2 minutes, strain into sherry glass and garnish with an orange twist. Orange Syrup: .5 quart 4:1 Simple syrup (4 water to 1 Sugar) .5 quart orange juice Combine and strain through a chinois Cordial 44: 1 liter of white rum 44 coffee beans 1 orange 44 tsp. sugar 44 days Cut 44 slits into an orange, put the coffee beans into the slits, put into a mason jar add the sugar, and rum. Let sit for 44 day and shake every day. After 44 days strain off through a chinois. **Cocktail by Todd Thrasher of Restaurant Eve in Arlington, Virginia. First runner up at the 2009 Sherry Cocktail Competition.