Some of the biggest flavours on the back bar are corralled, tamed and made to play together nicely to produce an assertive but very quaffable cocktail.
While some struggle to appreciate mezcal- its robust, slightly smoky character adds depth and complexity to this delicious summery cocktail.
A smokin' Margarita. Depending on your palate, you may want to vary the amount of agave syrup – from 2.5ml or even no agave syrup for dry palates to
Far from being a wreck, this boat is worthy of re-floating, indeed cruising upon. Its displacement is perfectly balanced and it handles well. However,
Dry, sour, delicately smoky and delicious.
Spirituous, smoky, earthy, bittersweet, floral, herbal and complex. I've reduced the original serve by one-third to produce a complex, serious and most
Mezcal, vermouth amaro and orange curaçao combine is a spirit-forward spipper.
A refreshing riff on a Mezcal Margarita with enlivening chili heat.
Delicately smoky mezcal forms the backbone of this delicious, bittersweet refreshing cocktail.
This tequila riff on the usually gin-based original Gimlet harnesses the earthiness of the tequila to add an extra dimension which more than compensates
Two massively flavoursome spirits and two very characterful liqueurs combine harmoniously in this delicious sour.
Mezcal provides the firepower, tamed by sweet vermouth and rich herbal liqueur. A great late-night sipper.
A mellow but characterful Margarita distinguished by a splash of corn whisky, mezcal and corn liqueur, further mellowed by agave syrup and a split between
Deliciously simple, boozy, vaguely Negroni-like, very tasty and perfect for late-night sipping.
An apt name for a cocktail that's so tasty, it could well become a contemporary classic.
Manzanilla sherry contributes dry, delicate minerally salty notes to this mezcal-forward aperitivo.
Salmon pink in colour. Mezcal adds earthy smoky complexity to this bittersweet, citrusy fresh, aperitivo Last Word riff. And indeed, getting naked can
This pale pink cocktail looks delicate and indeed is delicately balanced with a wisp of mezcal smoke. Even if you forgo the infusion and use unflavoured
Named after the capital city of Trinidad, the home of Angostura Bitters, and fittingly this cocktail calls for a monster half an ounce of bitters. Despite
Tequila-based, with complex mezcal smokiness, rich maraschino cherry and floral lavender bitters. It's a cocktail that likes dilution so perhaps consider
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