Nitty-Gritty

from Death & Co

  • 1.5 ounces Del Maguey Espadin Especial Mezcal
  • 1.5 ounces La Cigarrera Manzanilla Sherry
  • .5 ounce Bénédictine
  • .5 teaspoon Rothman & Winter Pear Liqueur
  • .5 teaspoon Agave Nectar
  • 1 dash Bar Code Baked Apple Bitters
  • 1 dash Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
  • Lemon Peel (Garnish)

Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe. Garnish with the lemon twist.

JOAQUÍN SIMÓ, 2011 In this riff on the Fitty-Fitty martini, the combination of mezcal and sherry was so drying that the cocktail needed some texture and sweetness. The smallest amount of pear liqueur and agave nectar made a huge difference.—JS