Genever en Fuego

This super-smoky drink combines fiery mezcal with genever, a malty, juniper-flavored spirit also known as Holland gin. Honey, lemon and lime give the cocktail a sweet-tart kick. Slideshows:  More Mezcal Cocktails 

Total Time:
5 mins
Yield:
1

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces genever

  • 3/4 ounce mezcal

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup (2 teaspoons honey mixed with 1 teaspoon warm water)

  • Ice, plus 1 large ice cube for serving

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the genever, mezcal, lemon juice, lime juice and honey syrup. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Fine strain into a chilled double rocks glass over the large ice cube.

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