THE TWO CENTS COCKTAIL

a sweet and smokey mezcal cocktail

I just love a smokey mezcal. So, when I saw that this cocktail featured both tequila and mezcal, I immediately jumped on board. 

A PERFECTLY BALANCED DRINK 

I realize some people might not love a smokey note in their drink as much as I do. However, this well-balanced drink features a little bit of sweetness in the form or lime and maple syrup and some earthy notes in the form of chartreuse. So, even if you are skeptical of mezcal, I recommend giving this a try. This may just be your gateway drink into the mezcal phenomenon.

SLOW DOWN 

Like many craft cocktails, this little drink goes down easy but packs a punch. The night we made these to sample and shoot, we may or may not have ended up talking incoherently about life, love and the best flip flops until 3 am. 

 

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THE TWO CENTS COCKTAIL

  • Author: Jennifer Richmond
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

1 1/2 Oz Reposado Tequila 

3/4 Oz Lime Juice 

1/2 Oz Grade B Maple Syrup 

1/3 Oz Green Chatresuse 

1/4 Oz Smokey Mezcal 

4 Drops 20% Saline (optional) 


Instructions

Add all the ingredients to your shaker. 

 

Add ice and shake for about 12 seconds. 

 

Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 

 

Garnish with lime 


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