1 1⁄4 oz Rye
1 1⁄4 oz Mezcal
3⁄4 oz Cynar
1 twst Orange peel

Mix the ingredients in the Old Fashioned glass filled with ice and garnish with the orange peel.


For a more alcoholic and aggressive version, replace the Cynar with Fernet Branca


Tribute to the character invented by Steinbeck and to all the oppressed workers of the USA.

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  • Used Wild Turkey 101 rye and Ilegal mezcal joven. The rye overpowered everything. Added 2 drops Boker's bitters to drop the heat. It helped. Also added large ice ball. As is, rated at 3.5.
  • Might make again though shots of straight whiskey would seem to have the same effect. — ★★★
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Faulkner? Perhaps you meant Steinbeck. I'll still try the drink.

Steinbeck, yes! Lapsus. Thank you. And thanks also to the curator!