Negronis are all the rage for good reason! The perfect blend of bitter and sweet, this cocktail has been on fire lately. But smoky mezcal adds just what you need at holiday parties - some seasonal flavor that will warm your heart with its smokey warmth as it warms up outside tonight.
Add all ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker.
Shake well and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice or serve on the rocks.
Garnish with orange peel and enjoy!
Mezcal is a type of wine that's been fermented with agave plants in Mexico. The process gives it an earthy flavor and sometimes even some fire-side charring, but you might also enjoy its fruity or floral notes too!