Tulum Raider Margarita

Pair smoky mezcal with sweet lime and grilled pineapple for a refreshing take on a margarita.

Brian Sandahl|May 10, 2022
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5 Minutes

1 Serving

Easy

tequila | margarita | mezcal

This cocktail, a spin on a classic Margarita, is easy to make and in our opinion, much more flavorful. Austin-based mixologist Brian Sandahl of

Heavy Muddle

combines the smoky flavor of mezcal, sweetness from lime and pineapple, to make the perfect drink for a hot summer day. And if you want to make things even better, try throwing your pineapple on the grill to really bring out the smoky mezcal flavor.

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Ingredients

Ingredients

1 1/2

ounces Tequila Blanco

1/2

ounce Mezcal

1

ounce Lime Juice

3/4

ounces Pineapple Juice

1/2

ounce Aperol

1

teaspoon Agave Nectar

2

dashes Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters (optional)

Pineapple frond, to garnish

Instructions

STEP 1

Combine all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker.

STEP 2

Shake for 20–30 seconds to chill and dilute.

STEP 3

Strain into an ice-filled

Drinking Glass

.

STEP 4

Garnish with a pineapple frond.