Mango Mezcalero

Marino Perez Alonzo | Brooklyn, New York

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At New York’s Oxomoco, the Mango Mezcalero appeals to fans of both fruity and spicy Margaritas. Boasting a housemade spicy tincture and Tajín rim, plus fresh lime juice and mango purée, the drink is equal parts piquant and refreshing.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces mezcal, preferably El Buho espadín
  • 2 ounces mezcal, preferably El Buho espadín
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce mango purée
  • 1 ounce mango purée
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • 3 dashes spicy tincture (see Editor’s Note)
  • 3 dashes spicy tincture (see Editor’s Note)

Garnish: Tajín rim, lime wheel

Directions
  1. Rim a rocks glass with Tajín and set aside.
  2. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
  3. Add ice and shake until chilled.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Editor's Note

Spicy Tincture
Cut 5 chiles de árbol, 3 serrano chiles and 1 ancho chile into small pieces and place in a resealable container. Add 500 ml of vodka and cover. Let sit for 24 hours, then strain.