Once more from the Cocktail Chronicles:
Like I said, it appears Paul Clarke’s bar is quite similar to ours – the recipes in his book conveniently tend to use ingredients we already have. So here we are, back for a third time featuring a cocktail from the book!
MESCAL TRAINING WHEELS
This one is from Misty Kalkofen of Boston. It’s a little smoky, a tad bitter and has a nice floral component.
As someone who’s not a huge fan of “smoke”, I felt like this cocktail is a great introduction to mescal. There’s definitely a hint of smoke, but it doesn’t feel like you’re drinking a campfire.
- 1 oz Mescal We used Sanka
- 1 oz Elderflower Liqueur We used St. Germain
- 1/2 oz Punt e Mes
- 1/4 oz Lemon Juice
- Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.