Mephistopheles Mystery

[He was her dark fairy tale
She was his twisted fantasy
Together they made magic]
-J.S. Fitzgerald

  • 2 oz. 8 Ball Premium American Chocolate Whiskey
  • 0.5 oz. St. George Absinthe
  • 0.25 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 3 basil leaves (Thai Basil preferably)
  • 2 oz. Guinness Extra Stout

Garnish: black lime + basil

In a Boston Shaker muddle Basil leaves. Add first four ingredients. Shake vigorously with ice. Double strain into your favorite cocktail glass. Top it off with Guinness ( or your favorite dark stout). Enjoy with the one you love!