As the autumn leaves begin to fall and a cool breeze fills the air, it's time to welcome the season of rich, complex cocktails. This delectable concoction is a harmonious blend of flavors that will tickle your taste buds and warm your soul. The core of the Smokey Bandit is joven mezcal, a smoky and intriguing spirit that sets the stage for a complex and captivating experience. Its deep, earthy notes are balanced by our Baton Brandy, adding a touch of warmth and a subtle sweetness that complements the mezcal's smokiness.
The end result is a cocktail that's both daring and sophisticated, a true bandit in the world of mixology. It's a sip of autumn in a glass, with the mezcal's smoky embrace taking center stage, while the other ingredients dance around it, creating a symphony of flavors that lingers on the palate.
So, as you cozy up by the fireplace or relish the crisp air on your porch, let the Smokey Bandit be your companion this season. With its smoky allure and complex flavor profile, it's the perfect way to embrace the autumn chill. Cheers to the Smokey Bandit, the outlaw of cocktails that's here to steal your heart.
Credit for this cocktail, goes to our friend Brian from Better Cocktails at Home
Yield: serves 1
- Stir with ice, strain over a big ice cube in a rock glass, and optional orange peel for garnish.