“Because there is so little mezcal in this cocktail, choosing a big, aggressively smoky bottling is key,” says Joaquín Simó. He opts for Del Maguey’s nicely complex Chichicapa.
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3/4 ounce Mezcal
3/4 ounce yellow Chartreuse
3/4 ounce Aperol (bitter orange Italian aperitif)
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe.
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