Oaxaca Old-Fashioned

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Ingredients

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Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 157 calories in one serving of Oaxaca Old-Fashioned.

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (flamed)

How to make:

STIR tequila with three ice cubes in a glass. Add other ingredients and STIR with more ice. Top up ice and STIR some more.

1 1/2 fl oz Patrón Reposado tequila
1/2 fl oz Del Maguey VIDA mezcal
1/4 fl oz Agave syrup
4 drop Bob's Chocolate bitters
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Review:

An agave-based old-fashioned with a wonderful hit of smokiness from the mezcal.

Like many cocktails, Philip's original recipe of 45 ml Reposado tequila, 15 ml Mezcal, 7.5 ml Agave syrup and 1 dash Angostura bitters has morphed with chocolate bitters now favoured by many in place of Angostura (as per the recipe above). If using a "sweeter" style glycerine-based (rather than alcohol-based) chocolate bitters, such as Fee Brothers, or you have a bone-dry palate, then consider reducing the agave syrup to 5ml.

History:

Created 2007 by Philip Ward at Death & Co., New York City, USA.

See our Old-Fashioned cocktail page for the story behind the Old-Fashioned and links to more recipes.

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