The Velvet Gentleman

The Velvet Gentleman Mezcal Cocktail
The Velvet Gentleman
This dark, smoky brandy cocktail from Manhattan's Rotisserie Georgette has a surprising brightness that cuts through the heaviness of holiday dishes, thanks to a splash of fruity Italian fortified wine and grapefruit bitters.Farideh Sadeghin

This dark, smoky brandy cocktail from Manhattan's Rotisserie Georgette has a surprising brightness that cuts through the heaviness of holiday dishes, thanks to a splash of fruity Italian fortified wine and grapefruit bitters.

The Velvet Gentleman
This dark, smoky brandy cocktail has a surprising brightness that cuts through the heavy dishes, thanks to a splash of fruity Italian fortified wine and grapefruit bitters.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. Cardenal Mendoza brandy
  • 1 12 oz. Cocchi Americano Rosa
  • 12 oz. mezcal
  • 2 dashes grapefruit bitters
  • Orange twist, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Stir brandy, Cocchi Americano, mezcal, and bitters in an ice-filled mixing glass or mixing tin until very well chilled; strain into a coupe glass and garnish with orange twist.