Rodeo Ghost from West of Pecos

[Photograph: Diana Bradbury]

"I think the Negroni is the best drink ever invented," says Brent Butler, the bar manager at West of Pecos in San Francisco. "If you're going to know one drink, this should be it." This variation uses Zucca Amaro instead of Campari, and mezcal instead of gin.

Bitter Truth mole bitters are available online.

Rodeo Ghost from West of Pecos

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 1
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:mixing glass and cocktail strainer
This recipe appears in: 5 South-of-the-Border Cocktail Recipes From West of Pecos in San Francisco


  • 1 ounce Fidencio Mezcal
  • 1 ounce Zucca Amaro
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Bitter Truth mole bitters
  • Garnish: orange twist


  1. 1

    Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add mezcal, Zucca, sweet vermouth, and mole bitters. Stir until well chilled. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with orange twist.

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