Basil Cranberry Julep
For the cranberry syrup:
Add cranberry juice to a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.
Allow the juice to reduce by half. Remove from the heat, and then add sugar.
Stir to dissolve.
For the cocktail:
Add basil leaves and agave nectar to the bottom of a cup or glass, then muddle gently.
Add mezcal and cranberry syrup, then top with crushed ice.
Drizzle extra cranberry syrup on top for a lovely added aesthetic.