2 oz Mezcal, Sombra
3⁄4 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
4 spg Oregano (Fresh)
1 bsp Pastis, Ricard
Instructions

Muddle the oregano and agave nectar.
Add everything else, then shake with ice and fine-strain into a chilled coupe.
No garnish.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Jim Meehan, PDT
Year
2008
Is an
authentic recipe
Reference

The PDT Cocktail Book, 2011

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Average
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(8 ratings)
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  • Used Sacrificio mezcal and Herbsaint. In the neighborhood of a Lawn Dart, which I think I prefer. — ★★★
  • Made, most recently, with Pierde Almas Maguey de Lumbre mezcal. Also, substituted Vieux Pontarlier absinthe for the pastis. Amazing smoky vegetal flavor from the mezcal and oregano combination. — ★★★★★
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Comments

Nicely balanced drink! The pastis and oregano work really well together, and I was skeptical... I used Vida mezcal which maybe didn't pack enough of a smoky punch, so I added a bit more and some celery bitters to give it a little more zing. I'll have to try again with the recommended mezcal if I can find it...