Besides knocking down the calorie content, smoke helps bring out unique flavors within the spirits you’re drinking, often making them even more enjoyable.
Here's one of our favorite combinations: absinthe, mezcal, and burning rosemary.
Pour absinthe into a rocks glass. Swirl to coat, then pour out.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add mezcal, Dram, and bitters. Shake, and strain into the glass.
Add ice. Light rosemary with a lighter until smoking, and place it in the glass. Serve immediately.