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Spiced Tequila Old Fashioned

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The beautifully simple Old Fashioned gets a Mexican makeover with the addition of reposado tequila and a hit of allspice dram.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Demerara sugar cube
  • 1 splash Club soda
  • 1 1/2 oz Cazadores reposado tequila
  • 1/4 oz Allspice dram
  • 4 dashes Orange bitters
  • Garnish: Lemon twist

Steps

  1. Combine the sugar cube and 1 small splash (about 1 1/2 tsp) club soda in a mixing glass.

  2. Using a muddler, pulverize the sugar cube into the club soda to create a paste.

  3. Add the tequila, allspice dram and bitters. Add ice and stir 25 to 30 times.

  4. Strain into rocks glass over ice.

  5. Express the oil of a lemon twist over top, and garnish with the twist.