Tobacco Road Recipe

Tobacco Road
Nick Caruana

Pairing smoky mezcal with briny sherry and vegetal Cynar makes for one tasty drink with a great tobacco-laced scent. A pinch of salt and a grapefruit twist help bring out the flavors.

Note: Use aged mezcal for this drink: the result will be smoother and more full of flavor.

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Active: 2 mins
Total: 2 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces reposado or anejo mezcal
  • 1 1/4 ounces Cynar
  • 1/2 ounce Fino Sherry
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Garnish: Grapefruit twist
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Add the mezcal, Cynar, sherry and bitters to a rocks glass. Then add a large cube of ice.

  2. Give a gentle stir (about 5 seconds), then garnish with a grapefruit twist, drop a pinch of salt on top of the ice and serve.

Special equipment

Rocks glass

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