Rising Sun

by0| PUBLISHED Jul 11, 2014 6:28 PM
Rising Sun
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This mezcal-based cocktail from Portland, Oregon restaurant Toro Bravo hits all the right notes: smoky, tart, and sweet, with just the slightest hint of salt. They use Maraska maraschino for its sweet, subtle almond flavor, but you can substitute whatever brand you have on hand.

Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> oz. mezcal
  • <sup>3</sup>⁄<sub>4</sub> oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> oz. fresh lime juice
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> oz. maraschino
  • Pinch of salt
  • Lime wheel, to garnish

Instructions

  • Combine mezcal, juices, and maraschino in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with lime wheel.