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Friday Cocktail Hour: The Mezcal Sour

1 month ago   |   By Michael Ruhlman

A Tommy's Margarita cocktail replaces the orange liqueur with agave syrup. The drink is credited to Julio Bermejo, a bartender at the well-known San Francisco Mexican restaurant in the 1990s, according to liquor.com , which goes on to say: “It became emblematic of the lighter, fresher style of eating and drinking that was taking place in California.” Which is a good observation. Until you think about it-because it not. The cocktail is not lighter; you've got the same amount of sweetener. And it's not fresher; what does that even mean?
Nevertheless it's an excellent cocktail, one made even...
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