Mango-Mezcal Paloma

Mixologists like Sean Beck at Houston's Backstreet Café are enamored with small-batch mezcals for the alluring smokiness they add to cocktails, as in Beck's riff on the paloma, a popular Mexican refresher.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces mezcal
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 6 ounces mango soda, preferably R.W. Knudsen (available at Whole Foods)
  • Small pinch pure chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped cilantro (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a shaker halfway with ice. Add the mezcal, lime juice, mango soda and chili powder. Stir and strain into an ice-filled collins glass. Stir in the cilantro.

Contributed By Published January 2008

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