About this Cocktail
Inspired by drinks on the patio a few weeks ago with some good friends.
I like the contrast of lemon and black pepper, but squeezing a lime wedge over the top works very well too.
2 oz reposado tequila
1/4 oz black pepper simple syrup
3 dashes cinnamon cocoa bitters
Build in an old fashioned glass with a big cube. Let rest for a couple minutes and express a nice fat slice of lemon peel over the top and drop it in.
The syrup is 1/2 cup coarse ground black pepper, 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar simmered for 5 min, rest until cool and then strained.
The bitters are home made, somewhere between Fee Bro's Whisky Barrel Aged and Bittermen's Xocolatl Mole.
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