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Black Dahlia

  • SERVINGS: 1 drink

Mezcal, the Mexican spirit made from roasted agave hearts, provides the smokiness for mixologist Leo Robitschek’s terrific drink. The cocktail also gets a citrus kick from lemon juice and Grand Marnier.

  1. 1 ounce mezcal
  2. 3/4 ounce Moscatel sherry
  3. 1/2 ounce Grand Marnier
  4. 1/2 ounce Zwack (spicy, herbal Hungarian liqueur)
  5. 3/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  6. Ice
  7. 1 grapefruit twist, for garnish
  1. In a mixing glass, combine all of the ingredients except ice and the garnish; fill with ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish.