Rick Martinez, Mexican 101, drinks, mezcal
Recipe courtesy of Rick Martinez

Mezcal Sour

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving



Special equipment:
a cocktail shaker with Hawthorne strainer
  1. Remove one wide strip of peel with a vegetable peeler from both the lime and orange.
  2. Combine the lime peel, orange peel, lime juice, mezcal and agave in a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice, cover and shake vigorously until the outside is very cold, about 20 seconds. Strain the cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into a coupe glass. Garnish with a few drops of Angostura bitters. Top with a lime twist.