Smokestack Lightning

Difford's Guide
User Rating (42 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Lime wedge on rim

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain with ice.

1 3/4 fl oz Patrón Reposado tequila
1/4 fl oz Islay single malt (peated) Scotch whisky
1/2 fl oz Agave syrup
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
4 drop Difford's Margarita Bitters (optional)
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Review:

Margarita-like with a wisp of Islay smoke.

History:

Created in 2009 by yours truly for The Cocktail Hour at Tales of the Cocktail that year.

Nutrition:

One serving of Smokestack Lightning contains 180 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 20.04% alc./vol. (40.08° proof)
  • 19.6 grams of pure alcohol
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