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Serves : 1 drink

Ivy Mix, co-owner of Leyenda in Brooklyn, riffs on a mai tai with smoky mezcal. The name of the drink (an anagram of "mai tai") pays homage to a friend to whom she used to serve drinks in Guatemala. Slideshow: More Easy Cocktail Recipes This recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.

How to Make It


In a cocktail shaker, combine the mezcal, rum, lime juice, curaçao and orgeat; fill with ice cubes and shake well. Strain into a chilled, crushed ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with the mint sprig, lime wheel and orchid.

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