EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) -- It's National Tequila Day, and while some restaurants may be offering deals on the popular liquor, a bartender is helping to show you how to make a mezcal old fashioned in your kitchen.
RELATED: Chicago's Soap Distillery makes cocktail-inspired soaps and more from scratch
Lead bartender at The Barn Steakhouse Jeff Bradshaw is giving an easy demonstration with step-by-step instructions to make the drink.
- 2 oz. Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
- 1/4 oz. Mathilde Liqueur Orange XO
- 1/4 oz. Demerara simple syrup
- 2 dashes Peychaud's Bitters
Mix together and garnish with orange swath (piece of peel with a thin layer of pith).
How to make a Mezcal Old Fashioned for National Tequila Day
Is today National Tequila Day? July 24 is the holiday in 2021