Good Cork from Mayahuel

[Photograph: Linda Xiao]

Mayahuel's Good Cork is a stiff whiskey drinker's cocktail with a smoky twist. Philip Ward recommends serving with a straw, for stirring purposes.

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Good Cork from Mayahuel

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes 1 cocktail
Active time:2 minutes
Total time:2 minutes
Special equipment:Stirring glass, stirrer, strainer, straw (optional)
This recipe appears in: How to Make Mayahuel's Good Cork


  • 1 ounce Del Maguey Vida mezcal
  • 1 ounce Redbreast Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 ounce Benedictine
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • Garnish: Apple slice


  1. 1

    Add mezcal, whiskey, Benedictine, and bitters to mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into ice-filled Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with apple slice and serve.

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