Cocktail Rezepte für gehobene Drinks mit Mezcal - Pacific and Lime

Cocktail recipes for upscale drinks with Mezcal

Cocktails have long since become a cultural asset, and a perfectly mixed drink is the crowning glory of every evening. Cocktails that contain mezcal are particularly exquisite and classy. Mezcal is a spiritual, smoky, and complex spirit that is often confused with tequila. In contrast to tequila, mezcal is not only made from the blue agave species , but from a wide variety of varieties. This results in an incomparable taste experience , which gives the upscale cocktails containing this spirit even more sophistication and elegance. In this post, we present some classic cocktails with Mezcal , which, when consumed, involuntarily immerse you in another world.

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Smokey Paloma

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45 ml mezcal
  • 45 ml grapefruit juice
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • 10 ml agave syrup
  • top up with grapefruit lemonade

Add a smoky twist to the classic paloma by replacing the tequila with mezcal shots. Mix with grapefruit juice, lime juice, fill up with grapefruit lemonade and garnish with a grapefruit slice - your Smoky Paloma is ready.

Oaxaca Old Fashioned

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45ml Reposado Tequila
  • 15 ml mezcal
  • 5 ml agave syrup
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters

The combination of Oaxacan Mezcal, Agave and Angostura Bitters gives your Old Fashioned a whole new depth and complexity.

Mix the mezcal, agave and angostura bitters in a glass, pour ice and orange peel into a shaker, shake and strain into a glass with ice.

Mezcal Sour

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 30ml Cynar
  • 10 ml agave nectar
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 dashes of angostura bitters
  • 1 fresh or optionally dehydrated lime wedge for garnish

Make this Sauer-Spritz the main course of your evening, with a wonderful scent and smoky aromas. Place all ingredients except the angostura bitters and garnish in a cocktail shaker and shake without ice for about 10-15 seconds. Add a handful of ice cubes and shake again for a few seconds before straining into a glass filled with ice.

Flavor and garnish with Angostura bitters and the lime wedge.

Mezcal Sour

Mezcal Margarita

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml orange liqueur
  • 10 ml lime juice,
  • 2 teaspoons agave syrup
  • 2 drops of pure vanilla extract

This cocktail pays homage to the classic margarita cocktail, but with a touch of mezcal and a dash of vanilla. In a blender, mix the mezcal, orange and lime juice, agave and vanilla extract and serve over ice.

Strawb-Mez ice pick

For this cocktail you need:

  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml lime juice
  • 45 ml fresh strawberry puree
  • 1 tsp agave juice
  • 1 pinch fleur de sel

This cool, summery drink will make you the absolute highlight of your next pool party. Simply add all the ingredients to the shaker blender and pour into a glass with ice.

Abacaxi Huacan

For this cocktail you need:

  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml pineapple juice
  • 15 ml lime juice
  • 10 ml white rum
  • coconut rum (optional)
  • peach nectar (optional)
  • Soursop syrup (optional)
  • sugar cane syrup (optional)

Fly to the tropics and enjoy this Abacaxi Huacan. Mix the mezcal, pineapple juice, lime juice, orange zest and rum in a shaker. Add coconut rum and peach nectar and serve over ice.

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Mezcal Mule

For this cocktail you need:

  • 90 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml lime juice
  • 180 ml ginger beer
  • cucumber slices
  • sprigs of mint

Every time you think you can't get more out of the Moscow Mule, a Mezcal Mule will ignite our world. Combines mezcal, lime and ginger beer and garnishes it with cucumber and mint.

Mezcal Vieux Carre

For this cocktail you need:

  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 20 ml of cognac
  • 20ml Sweety Blush
  • 10 ml Benedictine
  • 2 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
  • 2 dashes of orange bitter

Experience the charm of New Orleans in this mezcal-fueled Vieux Carre cocktail. In a handheld blender, blend the mezcal, cognac, weathered blush, Bénédictine, and two dashes of bitters. Strain twice.

Mezcal Martinez

For this cocktail you need:

  • 60 ml mezcal
  • 15 ml red vermouth
  • 15 ml triple sec Curaçao
  • 10 ml maraschino
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters

A cocktail classic that becomes the latest trend in the bar world with Mezcal. Put all the ingredients in the shaker blender and pour over ice.
Mezcal Martinez

Oaxacan Negroni

For this cocktail you need:

  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 30ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 30ml Campari

Substituting gin for mezcal, Oaxacan Negroni takes the classic Negroni to a whole new level. Combine Mezcal, Sweet Vermouth and Campari for this simple yet delicious cocktail.

Southern Flavor: Mezcal Pina Colada

Do you love Pina Colada? Then this variant with mezcal will inspire you even more. For a cocktail you need:

  • 60 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml coconut milk
  • 60 ml pineapple juice
  • 10 ml orange liqueur
  • A slice of pineapple for decoration

Everything goes in the shaker, shaken on ice and poured into a glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.

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Unknown exotic: mezcal sangria

Upscale drinks with mezcal, most of them classic? How about an exotic twist in the form of mezcal sangria? For this variant you need:

  • 60 ml mezcal
  • 120 ml red wine
  • 30 ml orange juice
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 15 ml rosemary syrup
  • A slice of orange for decoration

Shake all ingredients, except the orange slice, in a shaker with ice and pour into a wine glass. orange slice on top.

Mezcal Old Fashioned

The classic bourbon old fashioned is usually made with sugar, angostura bitters, and orange zest. With the Mezcal-Old Fashioned, the orange peel is replaced by a grapefruit zest and the sugar by agave syrup. There is also a pinch of sea salt, which gives the cocktail a sweet, smoky and salty taste. The preparation is easy:

Mix the agave syrup with mezcal and bitters in a glass, add ice cubes and a grapefruit zest and then gently crush with a pestle.

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Mezcal has established itself in the bar world as an interesting and complex spirit. We hope that these new cocktail recipes with mezcal will inspire you and that you will try them for your next cocktail evening. From cocktail classics like the Mezcal Margarita to new creations like the Smoky Paloma, there is something for every taste. Try out the recipes and find out which upscale drink will be your personal favourite. Pacific & Lime supplies you with the right mezcal , take a look at our shop !

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