Boulevard of Broken Dreams

1 oz Rye, Rittenhouse
1 oz Campari
34 oz Averna
12 oz Mezcal, Fidencio
1 bsp Demerara syrup
2 ds Peychaud's Bitters
1   Orange peel (Flamed)
Stir with ice, strain over large ice into rocks glass, garnish with flamed orange peel. Enjoy!
Named after the Helnwein painting where Elvis is bartending for Marilyn, Humphrey and James.
From other users
  • 4.5 — ☆☆☆☆
  • Good. Might try first without the Demerara next time as it's quite sweet to my taste (but pretty balanced, so I might start without and add to taste.) Sweet + Mezcal + Campari is different and interesting. — ☆☆☆☆
  • nice boozy cocktail. I add a spray of Laphroaig 10yr. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Leave out the syrup. — ☆☆☆☆☆
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It's not sweet, you could

It's not sweet, you could remove the barspoon of demerera I suppose.  I find it balanced, everything plays well together.  It's a popular cocktail at the bar for smokey, spirit forward types.

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Skipped the syrup as

Skipped the syrup as suggested and the result is the kind of spicy, boozy drink I'm a sucker for.