Get the recipe for Nat Yao’s Peacemaker cocktail

The classically constructed drink from Bar Margaux is on the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2023.

This drink is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2023 — you can see the full Top 50 here.

Peacemaker recipe


  • 5 dashes Pernod Absinthe
  • 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • 7.5mL Green Chartreuse Liqueur
  • 22.5mL Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
  • 30mL Angel’s Envy Bourbon

Garnish: Grapefruit Twist


  1. Rinse Rocks glass with Absinthe.
  2. In a mixing glass, build the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Stir down with ice and strain into chilled glass.
  4. Zest and garnish with peel.

“Focused and determined, the Peacemaker is an adventurous ode to Western films.


From the drink’s creator, Nat Yao:

“Taking inspiration from its namesake, the cocktail is punchy at first however its gentle elegance opens up with each sip. A contemporary imagination of a Sazerac, its beauty shines through its thoughtful simplicity.

“It is a drink designed to be enjoyed for all occasions and season, best savoured after a day of hard toil.”

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