Recipe By Lorem Ipsum
Published Jul 27th
El Nacionalista
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 cocktail Calories 112.7

This is one of the standout cocktails served at the Barrio restaurant in Seattle. It’s probably the best non-whiskey cocktail I’ve ever had. Choose a good quality, smoky mezcal.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ice
  • 1 fluid ounce bitter orange aperitif (such as Campari®)
  • 1 fluid ounce mezcal
  • ½ fluid ounce Amaro liqueur
  • ½ fluid ounce dry vermouth
  • 3 dashes chocolate or mole bitters (such as Bittermens® or Fee Brothers®)
  • ½ teaspoon single malt Scotch whiskey
  • 1 lemon zest, for garnish

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place ice cubes into a cocktail shaker
  2. 2 Pour in Campari, mezcal, Amaro, and vermouth
  3. 3 Shake in a few dashes of bitters
  4. 4 Stir or shake well and strain into a cocktail glass
  5. 5 Drizzle with a few drops of peaty, smoky Scotch
  6. 6 Twist the lemon rind over the drink and drop it in.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 112.7
  • Carbohydrate 4.4 g
  • Fiber 0.2 g
  • Protein 0.1 g
  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Sugar 3.2 g


  1. You have to like bitter drinks to like this which I do. I used El Buho mezcal and Connemara Irish Whiskey.