Tequila's
Popular Cousin

If you drink tequila in cocktails, shots, or on the rocks, then you will probably enjoy trying a newly popular cousin of tequila, mezcal. In fact, you have been drinking mezcal all along. Try these fun and interesting cocktails with mezcal and enjoy the full flavor.

(page 2 of 2)

Strawberry and Smoke

Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2-ounces mezcal (mescal)
  • 1-ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4-ounce fresh lime juice
  • Chili powder, for rim

Directions

  1. Combine strawberries and sugar in a cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add ice, mezcal, elderflower, and lime juice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass rimmed with chili powder.

Three Citrus

Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3/4-ounce fresh lime juice
  • 3/4-ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1-ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1/2-ounce simple syrup
  • 2-ounces mezcal(mescal)
  • 1-orange wedge

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a tall glass.
  2. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Mezcal Breeze

Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1-ounce pineapple juice
  • 1/2-ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1-ounce cranberry juice
  • 1/4-ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2-ounces mezcal(mescal)
  • 1 pineapple slice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

More Mexican recipes

Tequila cocktails
Health benefits of agave nectar
Family style Mexican recipes

« Previous
12

Tags: mescal recipes mezcal

Recommended for you

Comments

Comments on "Mezcal cocktails"

+ Add Comment


(required - not published)