The Mezcal Margarita is a smoky, complex twist on the classic Margarita. By swapping out tequila for mezcal, this cocktail takes on a deeper, more nuanced flavor profile that's both earthy and robust. It's a sophisticated choice for those who appreciate the smoky allure of mezcal and the balanced tartness of a well-crafted Margarita.
2 oz Mezcal
1 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz Triple Sec or Cointreau
Salt for rimming the glass
Lime wheel for garnish
Rim the glass with salt.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
Add the mezcal, lime juice, and triple sec or Cointreau.