Division Bell

Division Bell cocktail with mezcal, Aperol, maraschino, and lime juice

The Division Bell is everything we want from a mezcal sour: tart, sweet, smoky, and lip-smackingly delicious. The recipe calls for Aperol, one of the sweetest and most accessible bitter citrus apéritif on the market. We have a feeling that the more bitter options – Campari and its ilk – would probably overpower the delicate balance of flavors.

The drink is named for the Pink Floyd album that creator Phil Ward listened to while devising the cocktail menu for Mayahuel, a San Francisco restaurant.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a wide grapefruit twist.

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