Greytest Gift

Adapted by StarChefs.com
November 2017
Yield: 1 cocktail

INGREDIENTS:

Coffee-infused Vodka
1 liter Grey Goose vodka
150 grams ground Wild Gift Troublemaker coffee bean, coarsely ground
Camembert-washed Vermouth
750 milliliters Martini & Rossi bianco vermouth
8 ounces camembert , melted
Coconut-Black Truffle Cream
2 cups heavy whipping cream
8 ounces Coco López cream of coconut
4 ounces sugar
1 teaspoon salt
¼ ounces black truffle oil
1 cup cornstarch
To Assemble and Serve
¼ ounce Amaro Montenegro
¼ ounce Benedictine
2 dashes cassia tincture
1 dash Himalayan salt tincture (1:10)
lemon peel
6 drops pistachio oil
ground cinnamon

METHOD:

For the Coffee-infused Vodka

In a nonreactive container, combine vodka and coffee. Cover and infuse at room temperature for 15 minutes. Strain through a chinois lined with a coffee fillter. Bottle and reserve

For the Camembert-washed Vermouth

In a nonreactive container, combine vermouth and melted Camembert. Cover and infuse at room temperature for 24 hours. Transfer to freezer. After 24 hours, strain through a 100-micron filter bag. Bottle and reserve.  

Coconut-Black Truffle Cream

In a pot over low heat, combine all ingredients and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly; cool. Transfer to a squeeze bottle and refrigerate

To Assemble and Serve

In a mixing glass, combine Montenegro, Benedictine, tinctures, 1½ ounces Coffee-infused Vodka, and ¾ ounce Camembert-washed Vermouth, stirring for 15 seconds. Strain into a coupe. Garnish with lemon peel and pistachio oil. Squeeze some Coconut-Black Truffle Cream around the base of the stem and dust with cinnamon