Brown Cat

1 oz Mezcal, Del Maguey Vida
34 oz Gin, Uncle Val's Botanical
34 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Punt e Mes
34 oz Lustau Amontillado Sherry
2   Grapefruit peel
1 t Simple syrup
Muddle one grapefruit peel with the simple in a mixing glass. Add the liquors and ice. Stir. Strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with the other grapefruit peel.
This is obviously a riff on Nicholas Jarrett's Black Cat.
We were coming up with the drink menu for my daughter's wedding and wanted to get get as close as we could to a Black Cat using just one gin.
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