Hibiscus Mezcal Cocktail
Amy Dickerson
Yields1 ServingsTotal Time5 mins
AuthorMaria Hunt

Dried hibiscus flowers (jamaica in Spanish) give this drink its gorgeous ruby glow and extra tang. Mixologist Maria Hunt created the recipe.

How to Make It

1

Put hibiscus syrup, mezcal, and lime juice in a shaker and top with ice. Shake; strain into a coupe glass.

2

Garnish with a lime wheel, sprinkled with Tajín if you like. 

*Find Tajín at Mexican markets and online.

Ingredients

 3 tbsp Hibiscus Syrup (depending on how sweet you like it)
 3 tbsp mezcal (preferably silver, such as Xicaru Silver)
 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 lime or small orange, sliced thinly crosswise into wheels
 Tajín* (Mexican chile-lime seasoning; optional)

Directions

1

Put hibiscus syrup, mezcal, and lime juice in a shaker and top with ice. Shake; strain into a coupe glass.

2

Garnish with a lime wheel, sprinkled with Tajín if you like. 

*Find Tajín at Mexican markets and online.

Hibiscus Mezcal Cocktail