1 1⁄2 oz Mezcal, Sombra (or Astral tequila)
1⁄2 oz Averna
1⁄3 oz Lime juice
2 oz Ginger beer, Fever Tree (or Q brand, to top)
1 wdg Lime (as garnish)

Add all ingredients except ginger beer to mixing glass. Add ice and shake well. Strain into Collins glass filled with large ice cubes. Add ginger beer and stir briefly to integrate. Garnish with lime wedge.

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Created by
Frank Caiafa, Peacock Alley
Is an
authentic recipe

The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book, 2016, page 56

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Even though I posted this, I actually used Cynar since I didn't have Averna. And Bruce Cost ginger ale instead of ginger beer. Annnnd closer to 1/2 lime than 1/3. But I'm sure it's good either way.