Last Pontoon

Last Pontoon Cocktail

Last Pontoon

This drink takes cues from mole's combination of smoky, sweet flavors, incorporating mezcal, sherry, dark rum, and cognac.Matt Taylor-Gross

This update of the classic Japanese Cocktail, from bartender Chaim Dauermann of The Up & Up, was inspired by the contents of SAVEUR's inaugural issue 21 years ago, which contained, among other things, a large feature on mole. The drink takes cues from mole's combination of smoky, sweet flavors, incorporating mezcal, sherry, dark rum, and cognac.