Philly Smash

Peppery rye whiskey meets up with a mishmash of seasonal berries in this frosty sipper.

1 1/2 oz. rye whiskey
1/2 oz. Averna
1/4 oz. lime
1/4 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
4 fresh, seasonal berries
Crushed ice
Tools: muddler, barspoon
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: skewed raspberry, 2 drops of mezcal

In an Old Fashioned glass, muddle berries with simple syrup. Add remaining ingredients, pack glass with crushed ice, give a quick stir and garnish.

Rob Gourlay, Esquire Tavern, San Antonio