In Vida Veritas

Mezcal, Walnut Liqueur, Zirbenz Stone Pine Liqueur, Bénédictine, Bitters
Stir ingredients over ice for at least 30 seconds in a mixing glass, strain into a chilled coupe, finish with a spritz of oil from a fresh orange peel; don't drop the peel in.
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Created byMisty Kalkofen, Drink, Boston MA
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Casey on 07/10/2011


This is a fantastic cocktail. What's wonderful is how all the elements shine---it's like a controlled forrest fire where the sap of the pines gives off a scent of sweetness. Extraordinary.

Dan's picture

Wow, clash of the titans! I need to try this. Usually I can imagine drinks pretty well in my head, but this one makes my head hurt before I drink it.

One correction to the's whiskey barrel bitters. Not Xocatl Mole.

Zachary Pearson's picture

Hmm.. the Flickr link calls for Mole bitters, and the Serious Eats article does as well. Can you provide a link to the cocktail using WBA bitters?



bza's picture


Pretty sure mhibiscus is Misty herself, the all-class Boston bartender who invented the drink, so I'd go with her recipe...

Zachary Pearson's picture


Ah, if that's the case, I'll change it - is the amount the same?



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