Mezcal Margarita Recipe

If you’re a fan of margaritas and love a smokiness in your drinks, then the Mezcalita is the best cocktail for you. This mezcal based drink is a refreshing twist on the classic margarita. 

Ingredients needed:

Optional pre-step: Rub the rim of the cocktail glass with a lime wedge, then roll in Tajin or salt.

Step 1: Add the mezcal, triple sec (Cointreau), orange juice, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker. 

Step 2: Add ice to the shaker and shake until well chilled. Strain into a cocktail glass. 

Step 3:  Garnish with an orange slice, if desired.

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