Winny De Puh

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

A smoky lemonade cocktail from Mitchell Lagneaux of Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco.

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Winny De Puh

About This Recipe

Active time:5 minutes
Total time:2 days
Special equipment:cocktail shaker and strainer


  • For Cardamom Tincture
  • 2 ounces whole cardamom
  • 6 ounces Everclear
  • For Honey Syrup:
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • For the cocktail:
  • 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila such as Espelon
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup
  • 1/4 ounce Mezcal Vida
  • 1 dash peach bitters
  • 3 drops Cardamom Tincture
  • lemon twist for garnish


  1. 1

    Make Cardamom Tincture: Place cardamom and Everclear in a medium bowl. Let rest 2 days. Strain through a sieve, reserving liquid.

  2. 2

    Make Honey Syrup: Place honey and boiling water in a heatproof bowl. Whisk until honey is dissolved. Let cool.

  3. 3

    Make Cocktail: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lemon juice, honey, mezcal, peach bitters, and cardamom tincture. Shake for thirty seconds.

  4. 4

    Fill an old fashioned glass with two large cubes of ice. Strain cocktail into glass. Garnish with lemon twist.

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