This recipe appears in:How to Make Leo Robitschek's 'Fig and Thistle' at Home
Leo Robitschek of NoMad and Eleven Madison Park in New York crafted this cocktail as a fruitcake taste-alike. It's full of zesty, spicy, citrusy notes.
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- 1 1/2 ounces Excellia Blanco Tequila
- 1 ounce Cardamaro
- 1/2 ounce fresh juice from 1 lemon
- 1 teaspoon fig preserves, such as Bonne Maman
Add tequila, Cardamaro, lemon juice, and fig preserves to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass.