Start your week with a sweet kiss of mezcal in a Strawberry Kisses cocktail.

Created by Los Angeles based bartender Cari Hah, Strawberry Kisses brings out the versatility of Vamanos Riendo’s mezcal with a blend of bright and bold ingredients. Despite its summery ingredients, Strawberry Kisses makes for a great Aperitivo, and will be a hit at any holiday party.

Strawberry Kisses

Strawberry Kisses

Strawberry Kisses

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 oz. Vamonos Riendo Mezcal
  • 1/2 oz. Green Chartreuse
  • 1/4 oz. Small Hands Orgeat
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2-3 Fresh Strawberries (plus one half for garnish)

Preparation: Rim your glass with sour sugar (combine granulated sugar with citric acid powder and stir well) then muddle strawberries in tin, add ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain into sour sugar-rimmed cocktail glass. Garnish with half a strawberry.