Cocktail Recipe


Ingredients —

Tequila base

1½ ounces reposado Tequila (Ward recommends 7 Leguas)
½ ounce Laird’s 100-proof apple brandy
½ ounce pear liqueur (Rothman & Winter Orchard Pear is recommended)
1 teaspoon mescal

Instructions —

Combine Tequila, apple brandy and pear liqueur in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir for 20 seconds. Pour mescal into a chilled rocks glass and swirl to coat the inside surface; discard excess. Strain cocktail into mescal-rinsed glass.

This recipe appears in the print edition of the August 2009 issue.
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