Pastinaca
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Pastinaca
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3.68 / 5
"First, one must think of oneself as an artisan." With such attitude the St-Germain creators took a Margarita and turned it into their own masterpiece. "First, one must think of oneself as an artisan." With such attitude the St-Germain creators took a Margarita and turned it into their own masterpiece.
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Lime
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Whisky glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Pastinaca

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Moisten the rim of a rocks glass and dip it in chilli salt (a blend of sea salt, chilli powder and a touch of cayenne pepper)
Then fill the glass with ice
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into the glass, garnish with a lime wheel and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Rim  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the Pastinaca cocktail to ensure full flavor integration?

To properly shake the Pastinaca, first fill a shaker with ice. Add the lime juice, grapefruit juice, mezcal, tequila, and elderflower liqueur to the shaker. Secure the lid tightly and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. Shaking not only chills the drink but also properly integrates all the flavors, especially important for the balance of citrus and spirit.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some appropriate garnishes for the Pastinaca cocktail?

For the Pastinaca cocktail, consider garnishes that complement its citrus and spicy profile. A lime wheel or a grapefruit twist works beautifully to accentuate the citrus notes, while a sprinkle of cayenne pepper on top or a small chili pepper on the rim can highlight the spicy kick. Fresh herbs like a sprig of thyme or cilantro can also add a fragrant touch.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Pastinaca to enhance its flavors?

The Pastinaca is best served cold in a whisky glass, as recommended. To enhance its flavors, make sure the cocktail is well shaken until chilled and then finely strain it into the whisky glass over fresh ice to prevent dilution from melting ice. This ensures a crisp, refreshing experience that highlights the cocktail's complex flavor profile.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute mezcal with another ingredient if I don't have it for the Pastinaca cocktail?

If mezcal is unavailable, a good substitution can be a smoky scotch or another type of agave-based spirit like a smokier type of tequila. These replacements can mimic mezcal's distinctive smoky flavor, although the profile will slightly differ. It's important to start with smaller amounts and adjust to taste, as these alternatives may vary in intensity.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Pastinaca compare to other popular cocktails?

While the listed alcohol content for the Pastinaca is marked as 0%, which appears to be an error, estimating from the ingredients (1.5 parts tequila, 0.5 parts mezcal, and 1 part elderflower liqueur), it would be classified as a moderately strong cocktail. Typically, its alcohol content by volume would be lower than a straight spirit drink (like a whiskey neat) but higher than light mixed drinks (such as a spritz). The exact strength can vary based on the specific brands and proportions used.

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