Mi Vida

As America's barbecue 
obsession grows, 
people are looking for smokiness even in cocktails. This mezcal drink is a riff on the 
gin-based Salty Dog.

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  • 10 ounces mezcal
  • 10 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
  • 8 ounces St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 4 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces light agave nectar
  • 3 tablespoons pink peppercorns, finely ground, plus 1/3 cup of superfine sugar
  • 1 small lime wedge
  • Ice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a pitcher, combine the mezcal, grapefruit juice, elderflower liqueur, lime juice and agave; stir well. Refrigerate until chilled, 1 hour.

  2. Spread the peppercorn sugar on a small plate. Moisten the outer rim of each of 8 martini glasses or coupes with the lime wedge and coat lightly with the peppercorn sugar.

  3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Working in batches and adding fresh ice, shake well and strain the drink into the prepared martini glasses.

Contributed By Photo © Christina Holmes Published July 2013

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