Calebassito Cocktail

calebasse cocktailNamed for the gourd-like vessel used to serve the drink, this Calebassito combines Strega and ginger ale with juicy watermelon and earthy mezcal.

1½ oz. mezcal espadín
2 oz. watermelon juice
¼ oz. Strega
¼ oz. fresh lime juice
2 pinches cardamom
2 pinches black lava salt
Ginger ale, to top
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: tumbler or bamboo glass
Garnish: sprinkle of cardamom

Combine first 6 ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir to combine. Strain into a tumbler over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and sprinkle cardamom over the top of the drink.

Anthony Zamora, Xaman, Mexico City

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