Sassy Flower (Hibiscus-Rosemary Mezcal Cocktail)

Sassy Flower (Hibiscus-Rosemary Mezcal Cocktail)

[Photograph: © Kelly Puleio 2018, resized for publication]

New York bartender Alan Ruesga-Pelayo grew up in Mexico enjoying his mother’s and grandmother’s homemade aguas frescas. His favorite was always the hibiscus-flavored version, agua de jamaica, which inspired this drink.

Reprinted with permission from The One-Bottle Cocktail: More Than 80 Recipes With Fresh Ingredients and a Single Spirit by Maggie Hoffman, copyright © 2018. Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House.