Sure to immediately thaw winter’s chill. (pictured left)Gather Journal The Brave Cocktail
Dallas bartender/restaurateur Michael Martensen of Cedars Social, Smyth, and Establishment married the smoky warmth of mezcal with herbaceous Cocchi Rosa, cinnamon, and sherry.
makes 1 cocktail (pictured left)
Add mezcal, Cocchi Rosa, sherry, syrup, and bitters to a mixing glass. Stir in cracked ice. Strain over 1 large ice cube. Garnish.
Cinnamon syrup: Bring 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar to a simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and steep 3 cinnamon sticks, 10 minutes. Discard cinnamon and chill syrup.