The Distiller’s Journal

Cactus Pete Cocktail

Spicy and smoky, Chad’s Cactus Pete cocktail is built with Woodinville Rye.
1.5 oz Woodinville Rye
.75 oz. Ancho Reyes
.75 oz. lemon
.5 oz. simple syrup
.25 oz. Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
Garnish with a lemon twist
Simple syrup:
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
-Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring to a simmer on low heat while stirring to dissolve sugar and prevent scorching.
-Once simmering remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature
Where to purchase the ingredients online:
Woodinville Rye in Washington.
Woodinville Rye in other states (please note there is limited availability).
Ancho Reyes.
Del Maguey Vida Mezcal.

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