Aged reposado tequila adds smooth vanilla notes to a light, citrusy twist on a classic old fashioned from Pittsburgh restaurant Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina.
- 1 tsp. agave nectar
- 2 slices blood orange, plus peel for garnish
- 3 oz. reposado tequila, such as Milagro
- 1-2 dashes bitters
- Muddle agave and orange slices in a cocktail shaker; add tequila and ice. Stir until well-chilled and strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice. Add bitters and garnish with orange peel.