Golden Ghost
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About this Cocktail

The idea for the Golden Ghost came from the classic Bijou cocktail, says Brian Evans of Sunday in Brooklyn. “With this drink, I wanted to pair flavors of bitterness, chocolate and smokiness. I’ve found that what might seem almost like opposites, all pleasantly attract.”

Brian Evans, Sunday In Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York City


  • ¾ oz. mezcal espadín
  • ¾ oz. blanco tequila
  • ¾ oz. white crème de cacao
  • ¾ oz. Dolin Génépy
  • 1 dash orange bitters

Stir all the ingredients together with ice in mixing glass. Strain into a chilled glass, then garnish.

Note: At the bar, Evans soak 1 star anise in overproof vodka, then lights it aflame over the drink before garnishing.


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