Smoked cocktails made with mezcal

Traditionally, it is customary to serve mezcal straight with orange wedges and salt, but it is used for cocktails. Tequila lovers may have a tendency for mezcal and to vary the cocktail menu and your choice at the bar when tasting mezcal, we show you these cocktail recipes with mezcal which have a special feature since they are smoked.

1. Oaxaca Express by Alex Valencia from bar La Contenta NYC

Ingredients

2oz Mezcal
3/4oz cucumber juice
3/4oz lime juice
1/2oz Jalapeño-agave
Pinch basil.

Method: Put all the ingredients into a shaker, add ice and double strain.
Garnish: Tajin Rim
Glass: Double old fashion or rock glass.

 

2. The Ahumadito by Alessandro Pasquinucci from bar Bloody Mary Cocktail Lounge

Ingredients

200ml tomato juice
25ml our secret sauce
20ml lemon
50ml Mezcal
2 dash chily habanero
Smoked salt
Pepper
Smoked with oak

Glass: highball or cooler glass

 

Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.