Mezcapporita

Por todo mal…Mezcal…Por todo bien…tambien!

gabriellaMezcal is a distilled spirit made from the fermented heart of the agave and comes from Oaxaca, a state in southern Mexico. In the last years bartenders around the world started using mezcal in their cocktails more often, even though it was supposed to be difficult to be mixed. Mezcal can be smoky as Islay scotch or can have just a hint of smoke on the finish, can be drank neat or you can use it in a cocktail.

Mezcapporita is a creation by Moises Galarza, from the time he was working in Gabriela’s Restaurante. It is a delicious,  savoury, super simple mezcal cocktail that you′ll love to enjoy at home. Mellowing the smoke and agave notes of the Fidencio Mezcal and tempering the ginger liqueur, this cocktail turned out to be very light, fruity and refreshing with a smoked kick from the mezcal.

AUTHOR: MOISES GALARZA

Glass: Coupe cocktail
Method: Shake and double strain
Garnish: Epazote leaves and chili salt rim

  • 2 oz Fidencio Mezcal Joven
  • 1/2 oz Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • 30 g Green apples
  • 30 g Pineapples
  • 3 Epazote leaves
  • Chili salt irm

In a mixing glass muddle the apple and the pineapple before adding all of the other ingredients. Add ice and shake vigorously. Double strain in a coupe cocktail.

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