Spaghetti Western #2

1 12 oz Bourbon, Bulleit
12 oz Mezcal
14 oz Strega
34 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
Instructions
Stir and strain, cocktail glass, flamed orange zest, discard the peel after flaming
Notes
Smoky, with a hint of leather imparted by the Strega
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1 Comment

"Spaghetti Western #2 is a

"Spaghetti Western #2" is a tasty, easy to enjoy libation. I used Bulleit 10 burbon, which is a tad lighter than Bulleit's standard (but excellent) burbon. For that reason, the burbon was a little more in the background than I like. I suspect that, if you don't have Bulleit burbon on your shelf, that you will find Jim Beam or Elijah Craig burbon to be good substitutes. Beyond that, you'll taste a smokey flavor from the mezcal (I used Vida mezcal) and a little punch from the Strega. All in all, the overtones of each ingredient mix well, into a satisfying drink.Don't forget the flamed orange zest, but be careful you don't burn your thumb. The burnt flesh doesn't mix well with the other ingredients! Otherwise, mix, stir, flame, and enjoy!.

mojo1229