3⁄4 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Rhum Agricole (Blanc (although a little age wouldn't hurt things))
1⁄2 oz Herbal liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse
1⁄2 oz Cynar
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish -- express and discard)

Stir with ice, strain into an old fashioned glass, and garnish with orange oils from a twist.


I recently attended a Calvados event at Equal Measure here in Boston. Before the event began, beverage director Jackson Cannon came over and mentioned that last night at Eastern Standard next door, there was a request for the Espionage that was created there in 2012. When the staff was unsure of the recipe, they found it here on this blog and were able to fulfill the request. Later that night, I decided to riff on the Espionage which had a quinoa vodka base to create the Sabotage with the mezcal-rhum agricole combination that worked well for me in other drinks.

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