Joaquin Simo

Naked & Famous
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“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. Slideshow: More Great Classic Cocktails 
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Strawberry-Lemon Mojitos
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Death & Co. · Manhattan Strawberries sweeten these mojitos from Joaquin Simo. "This is a great drink when you're in the mood for something fruity," says Simo. Use a molasses-based rum (like white Brugal) for a smoother drink, or a sugarcane-based rum (such as white Barbancourt) for a drier cocktail. More Great Cocktail Recipes
Sprezzatura Royale
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"Sprezzatura refers to the stylishly disheveled look perfected by Italian men," says mixologist Joaquín Simó. "An artfully misknotted tie, an elegantly askew collar, mismatched socks—all done with a devil-may-care attitude." This Amaro-based sour topped with sparkling rosé embodies casual elegance.
Solera Sidecar
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Mixologist Joaquin Simo invented this take on the sidecar for a cocktail-pairing dinner hosted by the underground supper club New York Bite Club. He matched the nutty drink with fried sweetbreads. Latin Cocktail Party Recipes
Mutiny Suppressor
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The base for the Mutiny Suppressor is the wonderfully complex Nardini amaro, which is infused with bitter oranges and peppermint and tastes of licorice. Joaquín Simó adds a bit of Navy-strength gin, a potent style of the spirit amped up to 57 percent alcohol. "A little can go a long way," Simó says. Slideshow:  Great Gin Cocktails 
Mucho Picchu
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This South American riff on the classic French 75 replaces gin with pisco (a South American brandy) and lemon juice with grapefruit juice. Latin Cocktail Party Recipes
In-Sandíary
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This cocktail's name is a play on both the Spanish word for watermelon, sandía, and "incendiary," referring to the peppery tequila and the spicy ancho chile rim.
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Improved Rum Cocktail
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This drink was inspired by cocktail historian David Wondrich's 2007 book Imbibe!, a salute to pioneering 19th-century bartender Jerry Thomas that includes recipes for "Plain," "Fancy," "Improved" and "Evolved" drinks. Latin Cocktail Party Recipes
Honey Syrup
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Use this flavored syrup to make cocktails. Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide
In-Sandíary
Rating: Unrated
New!
This cocktail's name is a play on both the Spanish word for watermelon, sandía, and "incendiary," referring to the peppery tequila and the spicy ancho chile rim.
Improved Rum Cocktail
Rating: Unrated
New!
This drink was inspired by cocktail historian David Wondrich's 2007 book Imbibe!, a salute to pioneering 19th-century bartender Jerry Thomas that includes recipes for "Plain," "Fancy," "Improved" and "Evolved" drinks. Latin Cocktail Party Recipes
Honey Syrup
Rating: Unrated
New!
Use this flavored syrup to make cocktails. Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide