Best Spicy Mezcal cocktail

This spicy Mezcal Cocktail is the perfect mix of smoky and sweet, with a little bit of spice to boot. Made with mezcal, lime juice, jalapeño simple syrup, and soda, it's sure to be your new favorite drink!

About this recipe

This spicy Mezcal Cocktail is the perfect mix of smoky and sweet, with a little bit of spice to boot. Made with mezcal, lime juice, jalapeño simple syrup, and soda, it’s sure to become your new favorite drink!

Ingredients

  • Mezcal, use the brand and type that you like the most.
  • Jalapeño simple syrup.
  • Lime juice, freshly squeezed lime juice is always best.

How to make the spicy mezcal cocktail

Combine the lime juice, spicy jalapeño syrup, and mezcal, and mix vigorously for about 10 seconds. Pour into a rock glass with a salty rim and filled with ice, finish with soda water. Garnish with thinly sliced jalapeño slices.





Two glasses of lime mezcal margarita on a marble table.

Spicy Mezcal Cocktail

Alejandra Graf
This spicy Mezcal Cocktail is the perfect mix of smoky and sweet, with a little bit of spice to boot. Made with mezcal, lime juice, jalapeño simple syrup, and soda, it's sure to be your new favorite drink!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
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Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drink
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 serving
Calories 214 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz Mezcal
  • 1 oz Jalapeño simple syrup
  • 1 oz Lime juice
  • 1 oz Sparkling water
  • Ice

Instructions
 

  • Combine the lime juice, spicy jalapeno syrup, and mezcal, and mix vigorously for about 10 seconds.
    Pour into a rocks glass with a salty rim and filled with ice, finish with soda water. Garnish with thinly sliced jalapeño slices.

Notes

HOW TO MAKE JALAPEÑO SIMPLE SYRUP?
Put 1/2 cup of water + 1/2 cup of sugar + 3 slices of jalapeño in a small saucepan over low heat until all the sugar dissolves. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
Remove the jalapeño slices and use it in the watermelon margarita or store it in the refrigerator in a tightly covered jar.
HOW TO PREPARE A SALTED RIM?
Rub a halved lime or lemon on the rim of each glass and then invert the glass onto a plate with two tablespoons of kosher salt.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 214kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 24mgPotassium: 53mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 14IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword mezcal, mezcal cocktail, mezcal drink

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What is mezcal?

Mezcal and tequila are not the same

Tequila is a mezcal, but not all mezcales are tequilas. Tequila is made from the blue agave plant, while mezcal can be made from any type of agave.

Tequila is also required to be made in certain regions of Mexico, while mezcal can be made anywhere in the country. Finally, tequila must be aged in oak barrels for at least two months, while mezcal does not have to be aged.

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