Eclipse Cocktail

from PDT

  • Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
  • 2 oz. El Tesoro Añejo Tequila
  • .75 oz. Aperol
  • .75 oz. Cherry Heering
  • .75 oz. Lemon Juice

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled, Del Maguey Vida Mezcal-rinsed coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist.

To commemorate the rare occurrence, ancient Aztecs used to serve fermented agave to their victims before sacrificing them to the gods. —Leo Robitsheck, New York, Winter 2009