Gail Collins

1 14 oz Mezcal, Del Maguey Vida
34 oz Sloe gin, Plymouth
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur
12 oz Lemon juice
1 ds Orange bitters, Angostura orange
2 oz Soda water
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Instructions
Shake all but soda, strain, collins glass, top, gentle stir, garnish, straw
Notes
Poster's note: Also makes an excellent short drink without the soda.
History
Created to honor New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins
From other users
  • Made without soda. Interesting but powerfully flavored. Might benefit from either a long stir or a small touch of soda. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Not especially good, but probably held back by my cheapo sloe gin. — ☆☆☆
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