Tested and Perfected by Food and Wine

Lipspin

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

"The three ingredients in this drink look odd together on paper but are in fact delicious," says mixologist Philip Ward. "Cynar is bitter and sloe gin is a bit sweet. I can remember thinking, 'Would they work with tequila?'" They do.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  3. 3/4 ounce Cynar (bitter artichoke liqueur)
  4. 3/4 ounce sloe gin
  5. 1 brandied cherry, for garnish
  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the tequila, Cynar and sloe gin and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the brandied cherry.