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If you love Mezcal, you’re going to need this list of fabulous Mezcal cocktails. Ranging from sweet to savory, all of these cocktails are as smoky as the Mezcal you put in them.
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Ever since we visited Mexico for the first time and tried a cocktail with Mezcal in it, we’ve been hooked. The sweet smoky flavor of the roasted agave pairs well with so many mixers, and the resulting cocktails are unique and interesting.
The Mezcal cocktail list below is a compilation from our fellow cocktail creators. Click through to see the full recipe.
This spicy La Piña Mezcal cocktail blends together the sweet tropical flavors of pineapple with the spiciness of a jalapeno and the aromatics of fresh cilantro and smoky mezcal to make a stunner of a cocktail.
A complex and delicious sipper, Blood Orange Mezcal Negroni might rock your world. Mezcal, Campari, blood orange cordial, and fresh lime juice shaken with ice and strained into a smoked salt rimmed rocks glass!
Smoky Mezcal Margarita Pops are a cocktail on a stick that truly changes the cocktail game. Serve these at your next party as a welcome drink and you'll have everyone giddy with excitement.
Rim Salt for Mezcal Cocktails
Most Mezcal cocktails can benefit from a rim salt. The smoky mezcal liquor goes really well with a smoky bacon salt, for instance. Any fruity, smoky cocktail can have a rim salt added. It will increase the depth of flavor to the fruit.
Here are a few of our favorite rim salts to go with Mezcal cocktails.
I hope you give these Mezcal cocktails a try. You’ll be surprised how well Mezcal blends with various flavors. Pick up a great bottle of Mezcal and get busy mixing!