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The Donaji

Description

Smoky and earthy at first sip, this cocktail evolves on the palate, finishing sweet and bright. Drinking it is like taking a quick trip to Mexico. Created by mixologist Julian Cox at Rivera Restaurant in downtown
Los Angeles. riverarestaurant.com —LILLY KUWASHIMA

Category
Tropical
Spirit
Mezcal
Flavor
Sweet/Fruity
Ingredients
2 ounces Del Maguey mezcal
3⁄8 ounce lemon juice
3⁄8 ounce lime juice
3⁄4 ounce agave nectar
1 ounce fresh orange juice
Chapulin salt
2 lime wheels
Pomegranate seeds
Lemon leaf
Directions
Combine mezcal, citrus juices and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Pour into a salt-rimmed old-fashioned glass. Garnish with two lime wheels, pomegranate seeds and a lemon leaf.

Combine mezcal, citrus juices and agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Pour into a salt-rimmed old-fashioned glass. Garnish with two lime wheels, pomegranate seeds and a lemon leaf.
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