Ron Barceló’s Scorched Earth Cocktail is a layered spring concoction that pays homage to Earth’s season bloom by infusing ginger, lemon juice, apple cider, cinnamon syrup, aperol and mezcal for a smooth, smoky finish.

Scorched Earth cocktail with cactus on table

Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth


  • 1 1/2 oz. Ron Barceló Gran Platinum
  • Muddled Ginger
  • 1/2 oz. Mezcal
  • 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
  • 1/4 oz. Aperol
  • 1 oz. Apple Cider
  • Ginger and Orange Slices and Mint Sprig (for Garnish)

Preparation: Build in tin. Shake and strain into a double rocks glass over crushed ice. Garnish with slices of ginger and orange and a sprig of mint.