Mexicali Smash

The Mexicali Smash

A Smash is an old-timey term for a cocktail with citrus, fruit, crushed iced, etc… for a great article on it. See here.

Here is a delightful smash style cocktail using Fidencio Mezcal.

8 mint leaves
2 thick lemon wedges
4 bar cherries (i like toschi amarena italian cherries)

Muddle all the ingredients together in a tin, then add:

2oz fidencio ‘clasico’ mezcal
3 dashes angostura bitters
.25oz fresh lime juice
.25oz luxardo maraschino liqueur
.5oz agave syrup (2:1 ratio)

shake and fine strain into a bucket glass. add crushed ice.
garnish with  a large mint sprig, a lemon wedge, and 2 bar cherries.

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