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La Vida Mezcal

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"There's only a touch of mezcal in this drink, but it adds a delicious smoky quality. Be sure to use good quality mescal and tequila here. You can substitute Aperol for the Campari -- and play with the ratios of sweet vermouth to Campari and tequila to mezcal. Enjoy!"
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3 m servings 168
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Place ice into a cocktail shaker. Pour in tequila, mezcal, vermouth, and Campari. Add a dash of bitters, then stir or shake. Strain into a ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with a slice of orange.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 168 calories; 0 3.7 0.1 0 10 Full nutrition

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We had this drink in a bar in Knoxville, and I was so excited to see the recipe. My husband LOVES Mezcal, and this drink is the whole reason he bought me Aperol. I would recommend good vermout...