Hibiscus is a natural partner for Mezcal and Tequila. The slight tartness and berry notes really help round out a good Mezcal and this simple recipe allows both the syrup and booze to shine.
PREP: 5 MINS // YIELD: 1 COCKTAIL
| Combine all ingredients in shaker filled with ice
| Shake and strain into a couple glass
| Express oil from orange rind over glass and rub along rim
| For added layer, include 1/2 oz Cocchi Rosa to recipe
Portland Syrup brews exquisitely flavored lower-sugar mixers using whole botanical ingredients. Each 16 oz. bottle will make nearly a gallon of finished soda, or 16-32 cocktails, depending on your palate.
Ingredients: water, cane sugar, hibiscus flower, rose hip, whole cardamom, citric acid.