Against All Odds Cocktail

from PDT

  • Ilegal Reposado Mezcal
  • 1.5 oz. Bushmills Irish Whiskey
  • 1.5 oz. Channing Daughters Scuttlehole Chardonnay
  • .5 oz. Rothman & Winter Orchard Apricot Liqueur
  • .25 oz. Rhum Clément Creole Shrub

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled, Ilegal Reposado Mezcal-rinsed coupe. Garnish with a pansy flower.

One quiet Sunday evening in August, we collaborated on this unusual cocktail prepared with wine and spirits based on cane, agave, and grain. It earned its name by defying all drinkmixing logic. —Jim/David/Gerry, Summer 2008