“Maraschino and mezcal? Yeah, OK. I want to know what that tastes like.”
And that is how At the Pawnshop made it into our cocktail rotation and a bottle of mezcal graced our bar. I know next to nothing about agave spirits – so we haven’t collected the array of bottles like we have for gin, whiskey and rum. I don’t know what I like or how to use it.
This I can handle. I love this drink. It has the same basic structure as an Old-Fashioned. But it’s smoky, unexpected and a little bit shady. Like a pawnshop.
Recipe here. I make it the same way except I just use the Appleton rum we have on hand instead of the Plantation they recommend.