Smoky Apple Cider Mezcal Margarita Recipe

Smoky Apple Cider Mezcal Margarita Recipe

How To Make Smoky Apple Cider Mezcal Margarita

This mezcal margarita recipe is an ideal drink this fall. Using only three ingredients, it creates a marvelous blend of smoky, sweet, and tart.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes



For Margarita:

  • 2ozmezcal
  • 2ozapple ciderhomemade or store-bought
  • 1ozlime juicefreshly-squeezed
  • applesdiced (Optional garnish)
  • cinnamon stick(Optional garnish)

For Salt Rim Garnish:

  • 1Tbspcoarse kosher salt
  • 1Tbspsugargranulated or brown
  • 1tspground ginger
  • 1lime



  1. Begin by salting the rims of your glasses, if desired.

  2. Add mezcal, apple cider, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker, and shake or stir until combined.

  3. Fill glass with ice. Pour in the margarita mixture over the rocks.

  4. Serve immediately, garnished with diced apples and a cinnamon stick, if desired.

Salt rim garnish:

  1. Whisk together the salt, sugar, and ground ginger in a shallow bowl until combined.

  2. Run a slice of lime around the top edge of your glass, then dip it in the ginger mixture.

Recipe Notes


If you want the mixture to be sweeter, stir in ½ teaspoon of maple syrup or agave nectar at a time, until the mix reaches your desired level of sweetness.



  • Calories: 240.41kcal
  • Fat: 0.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.22g
  • Fiber: 2.74g
  • Sugar: 19.62g
  • Protein: 0.83g
  • Sodium: 520.35mg
  • Calcium: 40.25mg
  • Potassium: 187.10mg
  • Iron: 0.94mg
  • Vitamin A: 2.05µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.55mg
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