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Fisher’s Mezcal Old Fashioned

Mezcal Old Fashioned

A serious sipper that’s simple to make.

For his take on the Mezcal Old Fashioned, bartender Mauro Fisher sought to achieve complex flavors using an uncomplicated formula. On the cocktail menu at Sawyer in Seattle, a 2019 James Beard semifinalist for Best New Restaurant, the Fisher’s Fashioned seamlessly blends mezcal with a time-tested Italian amaro.


  • 1½ oz. mezcal
  • ¾ oz. Cynar
  • ¼ oz. Demerara syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Tools:mixing glass, strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:orange twist


Stir all the ingredients with ice to chill then strain into rocks glass over a large ice cube and garnish.

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