Jim’s Tequila-based ode to George Kappeler’s Widow’s Kiss relies on saffron-hued Strega (Italian for witch) in place of Yellow Chartreuse and cinnamon-spiced apple butter instead of Bénédictine. Think of the lemon juice as the broom the husband failed to specify in the widow’s will.
Adapted from PDT's Jim Meehan
- Glass: chilled coupe
- 2 ounces Cinnamon-Infused Siete Leguas Blanco Tequila
- ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
- ½ ounce Strega
- 1 teaspoon of Red Jacket Orchard Apple Butter
- Lemon twist, for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all remaining ingredients except for garnish and shake. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with a lemon twist.