Grapefruit zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Del Maguey VIDA mezcal|
|1/2 fl oz||Italian red bitter liqueur|
|1/2 fl oz||St-Germain elderflower liqueur|
|3/4 fl oz||Grapefruit juice (pink)|
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Bittersweet and sweet 'n' sour with smoky mezcal, zesty grapefruit and faint floral elderflower, particularly on the long smoky finish.
A riff on Jim Meehan's usually gin-based Old Friend created in October 2020 by yours truly as a result of a comment left by a Discerning Drinker on our Old Friend page saying, "Swapped out gin for mezcal and would highly recommend for the more adventurous."
There are approximately 135 calories in one serving of Old Mexican Friend.