Beverage director Cody Pruitt melts De La Rosa peanut marzipan candies into a marzipan syrup to sweeten this mezcal- and tequila-based Old Fashioned. A touch of oloroso sherry echoes the nutty flavors from the peanut-studded candy.
- 1 oz Los Amantes joven mezcal
- 3/4 oz Espolón reposado tequila
- 1/4 oz Lustau oloroso sherry
- 1/4 oz Marzipan syrup*
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir.
Strain into a double rocks glass over a large ice cube.
*Marzipan syrup: Simmer 3 cups crushed De La Rosa peanut marzipan candies and 3 cups water until the sugar is dissolved and only the peanut pieces are left floating. Strain through a chinois and bottle. Keeps for up to 6 days refrigerated.