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Mezcal cocktailMezcal is a tequila-like, smoky flavored Mexican spirit made from agave plant. This cocktail combines mezcal and silver tequila in an elevated margarita-style libation. The fresh basil and jalapeño impart a complex and exotic flavor, making uniquely provocative and refreshing.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ ounces Herradura Silver Tequila
  • ½ ounce Monte Alban Mezcal
  • ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce Cointreau
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • 5 basil leaves
  • ½ 1” jalapeño wheel, seeded

Preparation:

  1. Muddle basil and jalapeño in a mixing tin.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in the mixing tin and add ice.
  3. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  4. Double strain into a glass.
  5. Add crushed ice and serve!
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