9 Bar-Worthy Mezcal Cocktails to Make at Home

Breakfast Daisy:

This cocktail starts with a margarita base but adds grapefruit liqueur and Earl Grey tea syrup for a refreshing twist, garnished with salt-dipped grapefruit slices.

Redheaded Saint:

A delightful blend of ginger beer, raspberry, lime, and a touch of mezcal for depth of flavor, perfect for summer sipping.

Oaxaca Old Fashioned:

A mezcal-infused version of the classic old-fashioned cocktail, featuring reposado tequila, mezcal, and agave nectar.

Mezcal Mule:

A variation of the Moscow mule, substituting vodka with mezcal for a more flavorful and smoky beverage.

Naked and Famous:

An easy-to-make equal-parts cocktail with mezcal, Aperol, yellow chartreuse, and lime, offering a balanced and sophisticated flavor profile.

La Pina:

A refreshing blend of smoky mezcal, fresh pineapple juice, serrano chile, and cilantro, providing a well-rounded and flavorful drink.


A smoky variation of the Manhattan, featuring dry vermouth, Bénédictine, and mole bitters, offering a complex and sophisticated taste.

Hot & Heavy:

Incorporating hot honey for a sweet and spicy kick, this cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of heat in their drinks.

Killer Bee:

A mezcal-infused take on the Bee's Knees cocktail, offering a savory note that complements the earthy honey flavor.