2 oz Tequila, Siete Leguas Reposado
1⁄4 oz Bénédictine
1⁄2 oz Orange juice
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Orgeat
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)

Shake with ice, strain into a coupe. Garnish with an orange twist.

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Posted by DrSid on 1/03/2016
Created by
Brian Miller
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Death & Co cocktail book, p.182

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  • Added 1 tbl mezcal. — ★★★★
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Used yellow chartreuse instead of Benedictine and it worked very well. Made a second using 1/4 oz of oj and using 1/4 oz of raspberry syrup and it was very floral and still extremely good.

Lastly, we used lavendar bitters with a spritz of orange blossom water.  Very very good cocktail.

This would make for a fantastic brunch cocktail. Very good. Blanco Tequila also worked nicely. I tried with rhum agricole in place of tequila, and while not nearly as good as the original, it's a skeleton of a drink that I think might be worth experimentation.

Good, but could probably be improved. I have it at 3.5 at present. I like the bones of the drink, but the proportions might benefit from some slight tweaks. It is a bit sweet and the orgeat dominates while the Benedictine is mostly lost. I might cut back the orgeat and up the Benedictine. Then again, the Torani orgeat I am using might be holding it back, I need to try making my own.