Mayahuel Mezcal Margarita

Mayahuel | New York City

Potent, piquant, perfectly balanced, this simple mezcal Margarita from Phil Ward’s now-shuttered agave bar, Mayahuel, was one of Robert Simonson’s top cocktails of 2017.


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces mezcal, preferably Vida
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice

Garnish: lime wedge, salt rim (optional)

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  2. Strain into a chilled coupe or into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Tagged: Margarita, mezcal