Mixologist Shannon Ponche describes this tequila cocktail as “robust and boozy, kind of like a twist on a Sazerac.” She gives it a great sweet-tart flavor with maple syrup and apple cider vinegar.
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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
3/4 teaspoon pure maple syrup
3/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1 ounce reposado tequila, preferably El Tesoro
1/2 ounce Jamaican rum
1/2 ounce rye whiskey
1/2 ounce Velvet Falernum (clove-spiced liqueur)
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 grapefruit twist, for garnish
How to Make It
In a mixing glass, stir the maple syrup with the vinegar until combined. Add the tequila, rum, rye, Velvet Falernum and bitters. Fill the glass with ice, stir well and strain into a chilled rocks glass. Pinch the grapefruit twist over the drink and add to the glass.
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