Serve in anOld-fashioned glass
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 spoon||Agave syrup|
|1 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
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An agave based old-fashioned with a wonderful hit of smokiness from the mezcal.
Created 2007 by Philip Ward at Death & Co., New York City, USA and now one of many tequila and mezcal-based drinks at Phil's own bar Mayahuel, also in Manhattan.
For a more detailed history of the Old-Fashioned cocktail, along with additional recipes, see our page.