1 ½ oz. Tequila Don Julio 1942
¾ oz. Smoked Grapefruit Cordial*
⅓ oz. Verjus
⅕ oz. Grenadine
Grapefruit oil from one zest
Cinnamon powder and salt for rim
In a Yarai mixing glass, combine tequila, verjus, smoked grapefruit cordial, grenadine syrup and grapefruit oil with one large ice cube. Stir with a bar spoon and strain contents into a coupe glass half rimmed with cinnamon powder mixed with salt.
*For Smoked Grapefruit Cordial:
900g Smoked sugar
20g Grapefruit zest
28.5g Citric acid
11g Tartaric acid
Boil sugar and water. Take off heat and add grapefruit juice, grapefruit zest, citric acid, tartaric acid. Put in container, smoke, and seal. Keep refrigerated overnight, and strain the peels.
Mixologist Xavier Herit created this recipe.