Cocktail Rezepte für gehobene Drinks mit Mezcal - Pacific & 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 noble. 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 variety , but from a wide variety of varieties. This results in an incomparable taste experience , which gives the sophisticated cocktails containing this spirit even more sophistication and elegance. In this article we present some classic cocktails with mezcal , the consumption of which will inevitably take you into another world.

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Smoky Paloma

For this cocktail you need:

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

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

Oaxacan Old Fashioned

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45 ml 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, add ice and orange peel to a shaker, shake and pour through a sieve into a glass with ice.

Mezcal Sour

For this cocktail you need:

  • 45ml 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 slice for garnish

Make this sour spritz the main course of your evening, with a wonderful scent and smoky aromas. Add all ingredients except the Angostura bitters and garnish to 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:

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

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

Strawb-Mez ice axe

For this cocktail you need:

  • 30 ml mezcal
  • 30 ml lime juice
  • 45 ml fresh strawberry puree
  • 1 tsp agave juice
  • 1 pinch of 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)
  • Graviola syrup (optional)
  • Sugar cane syrup (as desired)

Fly to the tropics and enjoy this Abacaxi Huacan. To do this, mix mezcal, pineapple juice, lime juice, orange peel and rum in a shaker blender. Add coconut rum and peach nectar and serve over ice.

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Mezcal Mule

For this cocktail you need:

  • 90ml mezcal
  • 30 ml lime juice
  • 180 ml ginger beer
  • Cucumber slices
  • Mint sprigs

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

Mezcal Vieux Carre

For this cocktail you need:

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

Experience the charm of New Orleans in this mezcal-fueled Vieux Carre cocktail. Combine mezcal, cognac, weathered rouge, Bénédictine and two dashes of bitters in a shaker blender. Strain twice.

Mezcal Martinez

For this cocktail you need:

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

A cocktail classic that, with mezcal, is becoming the latest trend in the bar world. Put all the ingredients in the shaker blender and pour the whole thing over ice.
Mezcal Martinez

Oaxacan Negroni

For this cocktail you need:

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

Replacing 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 flair: Mezcal Pina Colada

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

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

Everything goes into the shaker, shaken over 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:

  • 60ml 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. In the Mezcal Old Fashioned, the orange peel is replaced with grapefruit zest and the sugar with agave syrup. There is also a pinch of sea salt, which gives the cocktail a sweet, smoky and salty taste. The preparation is simple:

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 out 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 sophisticated drink will be your personal favorite. Pacific & Lime will provide you with the right mezcal , take a look at our shop !

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