Shattered Glasser

from Death & Co

  • 1 ounce El Tesoro Reposado Tequila
  • .5 ounce Los Amantes Joven Mezcal
  • .75 ounce Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
  • .5 ounce Van Oosten Batavia Arrack
  • .25 ounce St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
  • .25 ounce Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters

Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a coupe. No garnish.

PHIL WARD, 2008 I love it when one of our regulars asks us to create a cocktail on the spot based on crazy criteria— and it's even better when we can pull off a decent drink on the first try. One night Avery Glasser, the man behind Bittermens bitters and one of the bar's original regulars, asked me to make him a drink that contained all of his favorite ingredients. The problem was that he likes a lot of weird shit. But I gave it a shot, splitting both the base spirit and its modifiers, and it resulted in a surprisingly balanced drink.—PW