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The Montauk

The Montauk
Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

With craft cocktail bars sprouting like fungi in a locally sourced mushroom martini made with artisanal bitters, you sometimes find yourself longing for a simpler cocktail. Perhaps, like Carrie Bradshaw in "Sex and the City," you crave a rosy-red cosmopolitan. ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Servings 1
  • 3/4 ounce mezcal, preferably Del Maguey
  • 3/4 ounce gin, preferably Hendrick's
  • 3/4 ounce aquavit, preferably Krogstad
  • 3/4 ounce mandarin vodka, preferably Hangar One
  • 3/4 ounce Jamaican rum, preferably Smith and Cross
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce agave syrup (1:1 ratio of water to agave)
  • 1 to 2 ounces of fresh blood orange juice
  • Dehydrated tangerine peel, for garnish

Step 1In a large pint glass, combine the mezcal, gin, aquavit, vodka, rum, lemon juice and agave syrup. Stir together and add ice. Top off with the blood orange juice and garnish with the tangerine peel.

Note: Adapted from Matthew Biancaniello. Dehydrated tangerine peels can be found at select cooking and Asian markets, as well as online.


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