Wednesday, October 21st marked National Mezcal day and as a part of our continued coverage today we’re bringing you our top Must-Mix Mezcal Cocktails!

E = mc²

E = mc²

E = mc²

Elixir = Maracuya, Coco y Carreño crafted by Justin Chard, Owner of Ritual Mixology

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Mezcal Carreño Espadín
  • 1/2 oz. Kula Coconut Rum
  • 1/2 oz. Coconut simple syrup*
  • 1/2 oz. Passoa passion fruit liquor
  • 1/2 oz. Giffard passion fruit liquor
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh lime juice

Preparation: Shake, strain over pebble ice. Top w/ 5 dashes angostura bitters & mint spring.

*Coconut simple syrup

Combine over low heat 1 cup coconut milk, 1 cup water, 1 cup white sugar, toasted coconut flakes.


Oaxacan Toddy

Oaxacan Toddy

Oaxacan Toddy

Recipe by Bozals

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Bozal Ensamble
  • 3/4 oz.  Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1/2 oz. Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/4 oz. Agave Syrup
  • Hot Water

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in mug except garnish. Pour hot water into mug then add cinnamon stick and lime wheel with clove and serve.


El Tigre

El Tigre

El Tigre

Recipe by Bozals

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Pasote Blanco Tequila
  • 1 1/2 oz. Bozal Ensamble
  • 1/4 oz. Aperitivo Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Passionfruit Syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. WTRMLN Juice

Preparation: Combine all ingredients, shake with ice and strain over large ice cubes in a glass rimmed with Tajin and sesame seeds.


Cran Apple Crush

Cran Apple Crush

Cran Apple Crush

Recipe by Doña Vega

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Doña Vega Mezcal Espadín
  • 1 1/2 oz. fall spiced infused cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 oz. Ginger Beer

Preparation: Mix in a highball glass. Garnish: Cinnamon stick, stuffed with thyme sprig, and a dehydrated lime wheel.


Amor Prohibidor

Amor Prohibidor

Amor Prohibidor

Recipe by Doña Vega

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Doña Vega Mezcal Espadín
  • 1 oz. Homemade Thyme Honey Syrup
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice

Preparation: Dray shake and strain into a Couple Martini. Garnish: Clipped fresh thyme.


Pepino Cariño

Pepino Cariño

Pepino Cariño

Recipe by Lucky Day

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Mezcal
  • 1 oz. Scotch
  • 1 oz House Sour
  • 1/2 oz. Agave
  • 1/4 oz. Egg White
  • 3 muddled Basil Leaves
  • 2 muddled slices of Cucumber
  • Cucumber skin ribbon, for garnish

Preparation: Combine all ingredients and shake. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with cucumber ribbon.


Escorpion

Escorpion

Escorpion

Recipe by Lucky Day

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Mezcal
  • 1/2 oz. Hawaii Chili-Infused Tequila
  • 1/4 oz. Agave
  • 1 Muddled Bordeaux Cherry
  • 3 dashes of Sassafras Bitters
  • Hot chili, for garnish

Preparation: Combine all ingredients and stir. Strain over a large ice cube in a cocktail glass and garnish with hot chili clip.