Created: Leo Robitscheck, 2009
Recipe from PDT
Uploaded by: @alex


2 oz
El Tesoro Añejo Tequila
34 oz
34 oz
Heering Cherry Liqueur (Cherry Heering)
34 oz
lemon juice
1 rinse
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
lemon twist as garnish

Shake it Up

  1. Shake all ingredients with ice
  2. Rinse chilled coupe glass with mezcal
  3. Strain ingredients into glass
  4. Garnish with lemon twist

Notes & Review

This recipe variation is pretty boozy, with two full ounces of tequila; other recipes call for half that much. The Aperol lends sweetness as well as bitterness and the Cherry Heering brings cherry-sweet and some spice. The mezcal brings a smoky nose which adds complexity. I'm not a huge fan of Cherry Heering so I might take it down to 1/2 oz next time. I probably wouldn't waste El Tesoro Añejo on this and opt for a cheaper reposado instead (which other recipes call for as well).

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