Cocktails in the Country: The Filosofiser by Dave Bletsch, Cork & Kerry, Rockville Centre, NY and Floral Park, NY
Dave Bletsch, Cork & Kerry, Rockville Centre, NY and Floral Park, NY
The idea was to highlight the tequila with a smoked chile pepper flavor (a la chipotle). Grapefruit and orange added a touch of fresh sweetness, balanced with a bit of subtle bitterness.
1.5 oz (45 ml) Don Julio Blanco Tequila
.5 oz (15 ml) Del Maguey Vida Single Village Mezcal
.75 oz (22.5 ml) Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur
.25 oz (7.5 ml) Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao
1 oz (30 ml) fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
.5 oz (15 ml) fresh lime juice
2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6
1 grapefruit twist, as garnish
Shake over ice, and strain into a chilled rocks glass. Squeeze the twist over the drink and add as garnish.