Mazanasada Cocktail

Base Spirit: Mezcal, Tequila

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

About the Mazanasada Cocktail

This tequila-and-mezcal drink with apple cider and ginger beer is a delicious tipple for the fall or winter.

Ingredients in the Mazanasada Cocktail

  • Spice Sugar*
  • 1 oz Tequila
  • .5 oz Mezcal
  • 1.5 oz Apple cider
  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • Ginger beer

Garnish: Diced red apple

Glass: Collins

How to make the Mazanasada Cocktail

Coat the rim of a Collins glass with Spice Sugar, fill with ice and set aside. Add the tequila, mezcal cider and lemon juice to a shaker, and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into the prepared glass. Fill with ginger beer and garnish with diced red apple.

*Spice Sugar is a mix of 4 parts sugar, 2 parts ground cinnamon, 2 parts ground nutmeg and 1 part ancho chile powder.

This drink is served at the Mercadito restaurants in New York, Chicago and Miami.

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