from Death & Co
Shake all the ingredients with ice, then strain into a coupe. No garnish.
JOAQUÍN SIMÓ, 2011 This cocktail is the bastard child born out of an illicit Oaxacan love affair between the classic Last Word and the Paper Plane, a drink Sam Ross created at the West Village bar Little Branch. Choosing an aggressively smoky, funky mezcal was key here, as there is relatively little of it in the drink and it needs to stand up against two liqueurs, neither of which lacks complexity.—JS