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4 Westchester Cocktails Made for Mezcal and Tequila Lovers

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Mexican spirits like mezcal and tequila are popular in area drinks, bringing fresh flavors and unique tastes to refreshing summer cocktails.

Yellow Brick Road

Apropos Restaurant & Bar, Peekskill
$14
Experience the favors of our southern neighbor with this punchy blend of jalapeño-infused mezcal, agave, pineapple juice, and lava salt.

mezcal cocktail

Photo by Sam Lucas Photography

Rebel Yell

Heritage 147, Larchmont
$13
Wahaka Mezcal, cherry absinthe, and Antica vermouth brightened with a dash of lime make for a refreshingly bracing, Mexican-inspired quaff.

Paloma

3 Westerly Bar & Grill, Ossining
$15
Tequila and its more refined cousin, mezcal, play nice in this heady combination of agave, Peloton de la Muerte mezcal, grapefruit soda, and Espolon Reposado Tequila.

ginger margarita

Photo courtesy of Francesco Tonelli

Ginger Margarita

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges, Pound Ridge
$16
Those who simply want an updated take on a beloved brunch classic need look no further than this thirst-quenching amalgamation of El Jimador Reposado Tequila, Cointreau, ginger, and lime.