Jewel of Oaxaca Cocktail

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  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 5 mins
  • Makes: 1 servings

This jewel of a cocktail has many facets of flavor caramel notes from the bourbon, burnt sugar sweetness of the mescal, honeyed-jasmine notes from the simple syrup and smoky spiciness of a flaming cinnamon stick garnish.



    2 cups honey

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup Frontier Co-op Jasmine Flowers

  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest


    2 parts bourbon

  • 2 parts mezcal

  • 1 part fresh squeezed orange juice

  • 1 Frontier Co-op Korintje Cinnamon Stick


    1. To make the simple syrup In a saucepan over high heat, combine honey, water, jasmine flowers and lemon zest. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Strain into a jar and chill. (Store unused portion in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.)

    2. In a shaker filled with ice, combine bourbon, mezcal, jasmine honey syrup and orange juice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds, then pour in an old fashioned glass.

    3. To garnish, light one end of the cinnamon stick on fire with a lighter, then extinguish into the glass and stir.

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