Picked this recipe up from The Inspired Home. This has Mezcal, Aperol, Sweet Vermouth and Prosecco. Rather interesting experience. After the bitter sweet hit to the palate, I was not prepared for the strong smoky finish. Obviously, logically that is what you would expect with the ingredients but I do not believe I remember having this kind of a combination before.
Scorpion mezcals are from Oaxaca and like many other mezcals is made from espadin agave and double distilled in copper stills. This being a Reposado, it is aged. In this particular case in French Oaks.
Here is an interesting fact. You know how certain mezcals will have a worm inside it? (BTW, tequilas NEVER have a worm – that belief is a myth). Well, this company’s slogan is “worm is for the wimps”.
They actually have a scorpion at the bottom of the drink. Every single bottle!!! (this is somewhat for marketing – it has no other value).
… there is a knock knock joke somewhere there…
(this was in Atlanta airport this evening)
That involved climbing up 48 floors. As exhausting as it was, there were some beautiful sights of various animals and birds along the rural roads.