Thai Iced Drinking Chocolate

Mark Bitterman’s home recipe

1 cup water
50 g dark chocolate
1/2 cup brewed thai tea
1/2 cup coconut milk
6 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom
1/4 tsp star anise powder
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp galangal powder
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp cloves
1 two-finger pinch The Meadow Fleur de Sel

Warm the water in a small saucepan. Just before it boils, remove from heat and add the chocolate.  Whisk or blend with an imersion blender until completely melted and incorporated into the water, 1 to 2 two minutes. Combine the remaining ingredients and whisk/blend thoroughly, about 2 minutes.  Pour over ice into a collins glass and serve.