Unlike most drinks that rely on very precise measurements, “a smash lets you feel your way around the drink,” The amount of honey syrup you use will depend on the size and acidity of the lemons.
Ingredients: 1/2 lemon, cut into wedges
6 fresh sage leaves
2 oz. tequila
3/4 oz. honey syrup (equal parts hot water and honey)
Garnish: sage bouquet
Preparation: Honey syrup: Boil water, then combine the hot water and an equal amount of honey. stir to dissolve the honey, refrigerate to cool.
Muddle the lemon in the bottom of a shaker. Add sage and gently muddle. Add remaining ingredients with ice and shake. Double strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish.