11 erfrischende Cocktail Rezepte mit Mezcal - Pacific & Lime

11 refreshing cocktail recipes with mezcal

When temperatures soar in the summer, there's nothing better than a refreshing summer cocktail to cool off. If you're looking for something unique for your next garden party , why not try mezcal-based summer drinks ? Mezcal-based summer cocktails are not only delicious, but also add a touch of Mexican flair to your event . Let's explore all the delicious flavors Mezcal has to offer. Especially with the exclusive mezcal from Pacific and Lime you get quality at the highest level for your home bar!

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What is Mezcal?

For those who don't know, mezcal is a distilled alcoholic drink made from agave plants . It has been known since the 16th century and is produced in different regions of Mexico. Mezcal's flavor profile ranges from smoky and earthy to sweet and fruity notes, depending on the type of agave used and how it was processed. It is often served neat or as an ingredient in cocktails such as the classic Margarita or Paloma.

In this blog post we present 11 delicious and easy cocktail recipes that are perfect for hot summer days:

1. Honeydew melon margarita

You need:

  • 90ml mezcal
  • 60 ml honeydew melon liqueur
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar in a shaker filled with ice.

Shake and strain over fresh ice into a salted glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and enjoy!

2. Smokey Paloma

In a large glass filled with ice cubes

  • 120 ml grapefruit soda (e.g. Jarritos)
  • 60ml mezcal
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika powder

mix. Stir and garnish with a grapefruit slice or lime wedge.

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3. Spicy Tamarindo

You need:

  • 60ml mezcal
  • 60 ml tamarind syrup (available at most Mexican grocery stores )
  • 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass and garnish with a coriander sprig or mint leaves.

4. Watermelon Cooler

Mash 4 thin slices of fresh watermelon in the bottom of an old-fashioned glass until they break into small pieces:

  • 60ml mezcal
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 10 ml simple syrup (or agave nectar)
  • 6 mint leaves

to the mixed watermelon.

Shake well and pour over fresh ice cubes into an old-fashioned glass, then top up with club soda or sparkling water and season to taste. Garnish with a lemon wedge or a mint sprig and serve chilled.

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5. Peach Jalapeño Margarita

You need:

  • 90ml mezcal
  • 50 ml peach puree (made from peeled peaches in a blender)
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeño slices (pureed until smooth)
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 30 ml agave nectar (or simple syrup)

in an ice-filled shaker before pouring into an ice-cold margarita glass with salt or Tajin spice mix (a combination of chili powder and dried lime peel).

6. Melon Mojito

In a tall glass filled with crushed ice cubes

  • 120 ml cream soda (or another clear soda like 7up or Sprite)
  • 3 thin slices cantaloupe (mashed)
  • 60ml mezcal
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 5 mint leaves

stir. Garnish the drink with additional melon slices, if desired, and serve chilled.

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7. Cucumber Lime Fizz

Into a Collins glass filled with crushed ice

  • 3 thin slices of cucumber, chopped in a blender
  • 15 ml sugar cane syrup
  • 15 ml l freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 30 ml ginger ale
  • 30 ml Mezcal blanco tequila

Add and stir gently before topping up the rest of the Collins glass with additional ginger ale and garnishing the drink with additional cucumber slices, if desired, before serving chilled.

8. Pomegranate margarita

In an ice-cold margarita glass that has been generously sprinkled with salt,

  • 90 ml pomegranate juice
  • 90ml Silver Tequila
  • 30 ml pomegranate syrup
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 30 ml Triple Sec liqueur
  • 10 ml mezcal

combine and stir gently to combine all ingredients before adding more pomegranate molasses for sweetness.

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9. Mango chili margarita

In an ice-cold margarita glass generously filled with a Tajin spice mix,

  • Puree 60 ml of mango puree from peeled mangoes in a blender until smooth
  • 45 ml chili pepper syrup (boil equal parts sugar and water, then add thinly sliced ​​chili peppers, let steep for 15 minutes and strain the peppers before using)
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 10 ml mezcal

Shake vigorously, then strain into an ice-cold margarita glass and garnish with the Tajin spice mix.

10 prickly pear margarita

In an ice-cold margarita glass generously sprinkled with salt:

  • 60 ml prickly pear puree (made from peeled prickly pears and pureed in a blender until smooth), 60 ml silver tequila
  • 15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 30 ml triple champagne liqueur
  • 10 ml mezcal

Shake vigorously and then strain into an ice-cold margarita glass, garnish with salt and, if desired, sprinkle with a pear slice before serving chilled.

11. Classic cocktail: Mezcal Margarita with cucumber and rosemary

This classic cocktail gets a unique twist with the addition of cucumber and rosemary. This cocktail recipe has just the right balance of sweet, salty and tart flavors, making it perfect for a hot summer day.

You need:

  • 50 ml mezcal
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice
  • 20 ml simple syrup (1 part sugar dissolved in 1 part water)
  • 2 slices of cucumber
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary

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These are 11 delicious cocktail recipes to enjoy your favorite summer drinks that taste even better thanks to Mezcal's smoky yet subtly sweet flavor profile! With these easy recipes, there's no excuse not to mix delicious cocktails all summer long. So grab some quality mezcal today and get started!

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