This Absinthe and Gin Cocktail Is Drinkable Magic
MEZCAL BLACKBERRY SMASH
Total Time: 20 min; Active Time: 15 min
- 2 ounces mezcal
- 5 blackberries
- .75 ounce like juice
- 1 cup water
- One habanero, halved
- 3 ounces honey
- First, make some spicy simple syrup. To do that, split a pepper, put it in a pot with the water, and bring it to a low boil. Remove it from the heat and let it cool. Strain the pepper out, then mix 3 ounces of honey with one ounce of the water. Stir it up.
- Toss your blackberries to a shaker and muddle them.
- Add your mezcal, like juice, and that sweet/spicy syrup and shake it all with ice.
- Strain your drink into a rock-filled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with extra blackberries if you're feeling fancy.