La Condesa's Ahumado Seco Recipe

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Ingredients (11)

  • For the hibiscus agua fresca:
  • 1 cup dried hibiscus flowers (see note)
  • 2 ounces of peeled and chopped fresh ginger, by weight
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 ounces simple syrup (see note)
  • 4 ounces fresh juice from about 4 lemons
  • For the cocktail:
  • 1 1/2 ounces mezcal, such as Del Maguey San Juan del Rio
  • 3/4 ounce Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
  • 2 1/2 ounces hibiscus agua fresca
  • Orange peel and julienned ginger for garnish


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Ingredients (5)

  • 1.5 oz. Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • 0.75 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lagavulin 16
  • Candied Ginger

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