Floppy Disk | Cocktail Party

Floppy Disk

In typical proportions, the Floppy Disk from Jenner Cormier at Bar Kismet in Halifax, Nova Scotia would be a brutish drink, with smokey mezcal and earthy Cynar (an artichoke amaro) fighting for dominance. But as a low-proof drink with a small pour of those big flavors, it’s absolutely divine.

It’s not for everyone, but if you like the earthy funk of Cynar, you’ll love it. Each sip starts off sweet and citrusy, and finishes in woody smoke. Cormier calls for a dry curaçao, and we’ve also enjoyed it very much with shrubb standing in for the curaçao. Feel free to swap out the plain sparkling water for a grapefruit- or orange-flavored version.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake everything (except the sparkling water) with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass and top with the sparkling water. Garnish with a twist or slice of grapefruit.

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