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Mezcal Margarita Fizz

Salty, tart, slightly smoky, subtly sweet with a bit of fizz: Mezcal Margarita Fizz comes together quick and is fabulous served along side your favorite Mexican food.
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 or 4 Servings
Calories 244kcal
Author Traci York | Vanilla And Bean

Ingredients

For One Serving:

  • 1 1/2 oz (42g) Silver Tequila (blanco or white)
  • 1/2 oz (14g) Mezcal I like Mezcal Creyente
  • 1 oz (28g) Cointreau
  • 1 oz (28g) Fresh Lime Juice about 1 - 2 limes
  • 1/4 oz (7g) Simple Syrup optional / to taste - see notes for recipe*
  • Club Soda to top off

For Four Servings:

  • 6 oz (168g) Silver Tequila (blanco or white)
  • 2 oz (56g) Mezcal I like Mezcal Creyente
  • 4 oz (112g) Cointreau
  • 4 oz (112g) Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 oz (28g) Simple Syrup optional / to taste - see notes for recipe*
  • Club Soda to top off

For the Rim:

  • 2 - 3 tsp Fine Sea Salt
  • 2 - 3 tsp Cane Sugar
  • Lime Wheels for garnish

Instructions

  • To a cocktail shaker or cocktail mixing glass add the tequila, mezcal, cointreau, lime juice, and simple (if using). Top with ice and stir/shake. Taste for simple adjustment. For the rim, mix the sea salt and cane sugar together in a small shallow dish. Rim a low-ball glass with lime, then dip into salt/sugar mixture. Fill the glass with ice and strain the cocktail mixture into the glass. Top with club soda and garnish with lime wheel.

Notes

*Homemade Simple Syrup:  Bring equal parts sugar and water to a boil (1/4 C each) and simmer until all the sugar is dissolved. Pour into a storage container and refrigerate until ready to use.  

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Iron: 0.3mg