A boozy play on Mexican Hot Chocolate, the earthy, roasted flavor of this artisanal spirit brings out the complexity and spices of the cocoa; the cinnamon and spice provide a nice foil to its fruitiness.
Divine Cocoa Smoke
Serves: 1 People
6 ounces Whole Milk
1 Cinnamon Stick
1 Chile de Arbol
1 tablespoon Divine Cocoa Powder
1 tablespoon Demerarra sugar
1 tablespoons Heavy Cream
¾ ounce Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
1 tablespoon Divine 70% Bittersweet chocolate
Put milk, cinnamon and chile stick in a pot over a low flame and warm until the milk is hot, fragrant and spicy.
While it is heating, make a paste with cocoa, sugar, and cream in the bottom of a mug, and then mix in mezcal.
Top with hot milk mixture.
Serve with softly whipped cream and shaved Divine 70% Bittersweet chocolate.