3⁄4 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Apple brandy
1⁄4 oz Sloe gin
1⁄4 oz Cynar
Instructions

Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail coupe.

History

Two Mondays ago, I wanted to utilize my new bottle of Bonal as well explore the combination of Cynar-sloe gin that I had first learned about in the Transatlantic Giant and the Lipspin. I had previously tinkered with mezcal in this combination and knew that the spirit complemented Bonal, and I recalled that applejack worked wonderfully with sloe gin in the Persephone as well as partnering with tequila and mezcal. For a name, I was listening to a Pandora radio station, and The Clash's Guns of Brixton was playing as I was making the drink. When I realized that sloe plums are grown in Brixton, the name stuck.

Cocktail summary
Picture of Guns of Brixton
FRY 2021
Posted by yarm on 12/16/2021
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
Year
2021
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