League Street (Mezcal and Cynar Cocktail)

The League Street cocktail substitutes your grandfather’s peaty scotch or barrel-aged bourbon for the earthy, smokey sweetness of mezcal, and trades sweet vermouth for the herbaceous complexity of Cynar. Bringing Mexico and Italy together in one glass, the cocktail is rich, complex, bitter and smooth—and balanced with a touch of sweetness.

  • By Ryley Zucca, La Mezcaleria
  • June 14, 2017


    1.5 oz mezcal

    1.5 oz Cynar

    Dash of orange bitters

    Lemon peel


    1. Stir mezcal, Cynar and bitters together over ice.

    2. Strain into rocks glass with fresh ice.

    3. Express lemon peel over drink and garnish with lemon peel. Enjoy!

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