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
Experience the favors of our southern neighbor with this punchy blend of jalapeƱo-infused mezcal, agave, pineapple juice, and lava salt.

mezcal cocktail
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Rebel Yell

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


3 Westerly Bar & Grill, Ossining
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.

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ginger margarita
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Ginger Margarita

The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges, Pound Ridge
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.