3⁄4 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Amaro Meletti
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)

Stir with ice, strain into a cocktail coupe (or rocks glass), and garnish with an orange twist (or only the orange oil from the twist).


I spotted my bottle of Amaro Meletti and was reminded of the Sharpie Mustache. I decided to take Chris Elford's recipe and swap out the rye and gin for reposado tequila and mezcal to take it in a Mexican direction; in addition, I felt that some chocolate mole bitters would be a benefit here. For a name, I dubbed this one the Cantinflas Mustache after the style made popular by Mexican actors.

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FRY 2022
Posted by yarm on 6/20/2022
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
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