How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice.
Lemon zest twist
The subtly smoky notes of mezcal combine brilliantly with the aromatic bitter sweetness of gentian liqueur in this fabulously complex aperitif cocktail.
Adapted from a drink created in 2015 by Julio Xoxocotla at Ward III, New York City, USA. Julio’s original recipe omits the sugar syrup and calls for ¾ oz Dolin Blanc for the dry vermouth.