The origin of this drink is a mystery. Not only is it a combination of ingredients not normally found together, but it is ridiculously small. Not even two ounces of ingredients. That being said, it is intriguing. I tend to like drinks that are spirit heavy, so this one works for me, albeit in a bland and nondescript sort of way. I used VSOP cognac when mixing my recipe, but traditionally Calvados is called for. I think an orange or lemon twist would bring this drink up a notch. For a bit of extra body, go with a Jamaican or Haitian rum.
1.5oz light rum
0.25 tsp sweet vermouth
Stir with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass.