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||Fiorente Elderflower liqueur|
|3/4 fl oz||Pink grapefruit juice (freshly squeezed)|
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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."
One serving of Old Mexican Friend contains 135 calories.