She’s a 10

Melissa Ray, Argosy Cafe, Baltimore, MD

“With Tanqueray No. TEN, you can make a great classic martini twist. A very citrus-forward gin as it is, adding some citrus ingredients really made it shine.”

Del Maguey Vida Single Village Mezcal, as rinse

2 oz (60 ml) Tanqueray No. TEN Gin

.5 oz (15 ml) Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao

.25 oz (7.5 ml) La Quintinye Vermouth Royal Rouge Vermouth

2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters No. 6

1 orange twist, as garnish

Rinse a chilled cocktail glass with the mezcal. Stir over ice, and strain into the glass. Add the garnish.

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