"Everywhere we travel these days we see cocktails on the menu. And not just here in the USA, but all around the world. And that’s not only the drinks, but the ingredients as well… So let’s celebrate the global reach of cocktails with an “Intercontinental” Mixology Monday challenge. Create a cocktail with “ingredients” from at least 3, but preferably 4,5 or 6 continents."
So it had to be Mezcal --of course-- it is Mezcal Monday and National Mezcal Day--we have to celebrate it just to make sure it doesn't become silly. I was going to do something more traditional, like a shot of mezcal, but Mixology Monday only happen once a month.
2 Oz Mina Real Silver (North America)
1 Oz Briottet creme de Noisette (Europe)
3 Dashes Amargo Chuncho (South America)
1/4 - 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric (Asia)
Shake with ice and fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
This drink was surprisingly good. The structure is solid and layered with interesting spice. It would pair well with snacks too. One down side is the turmeric could use a 'finer' fine strain. If I made a bunch of these I would infuse the Turmeric and have more control on the 'straining, because some people don't enjoy the remnants.
I want to thank Stewart at "Putney Farm" for this challenging concept and for hosting MXMO.
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