Mezcal Cocktails: “Kiwi Be Friends?”
There’s nothing like a couple perfectly balanced, tropical fruit and mezcal cocktails to transport you, even if momentarily, into the vacation mindset. And what’s a good vacation without your best bud by your side? I created this “Kiwi Be Friends?” cocktail because I love a good pun…but what I love even more is the balance of flavors in this simple, but tasty drink, and enjoying it with friends!
This cocktail starts off with a refreshing muddle of kiwi. After that, all you have to do is add in your mezcal, a little elderflower liqueur (I love Fiorente!), and some lime juice, shake it all up, and strain it into your favorite glass. I like to garnish with fresh mint and some extra kiwi and lime slices, but feel free to make it as pretty (or not!) as you want.
This was the perfect drink to enjoy with Travis after a long week of shoots and travel days. I can now tell you from experience that mezcal really is the cure for a long week! But on the off chance you’re not a fan of mezcal cocktails, feel free to replace some of the mezcal with tequila and it will still be delicious.
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