by Aaron Paul of San Francisco
- 2 oz Del Maguey Vida Mezcal and blanco tequila, blended in equal parts and infused with fresh pomegranate, thyme, and Serrano pepper*
- 1 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 oz. agave syrup
Combine ingredients with ice and shake well. Fine strain into double rocks glass with ice, rimmed with 1:1 blend of salt and Piment d’Espellette.
*To infuse spirits, combine equal parts Del Maguey Vida Mezcal and blanco tequila with the following per liter of spirit: 1 quart pomegranate seeds, 15 grams of thyme and 1 Serrano chili with seeds. Seal mixture and sous vide for 2 hours at 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Let cool, strain, and bottle.
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