I was Inspired to make this drink when a Local Wine maker came to me with some home made Verjus (Meadow View)and blew my mind with out we could use this item as an acid agent in drinks. Love the texture it brings as well...
Sombra Mezcal, Jalapeno, fresh squeezed grapefruit, fresh lemon juice, grapefruit wedge, club soda
What inspired this cocktail: Warm summer days under the Oakland sun and cool cozy nights brings together this refreshing, spicy smoked cocktail. What better way to indulge in this cocktail than enjoying it at The Terrace Room overlooking the beautiful Lake Merritt.
This Cocktail is inspired by the people of Oakland. It reflects how sweet the people are here but how things will heat up quickly if cross the line with an Oakland native. The smokey profile of the mezcal reflects how I got 5 on it" is not just a song but a lifestyle here in Oakland if you know what I mean. The colors of this cocktail is a nod to our Oakland Athletics. This Cocktail was inspired by the people of Oakland. It reflects how sweet the people are here but how things will heat up quickly if cross the line.