Basil Cantaloupe Mezcal

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"The flavors of cantaloupe and basil go so well together, why not add Mezcal to the mix! Better yet, you can even sub mezcal for tequila if you'd like! This easy and refreshing cocktail is using fresh ingredients that will leave you drinking this all weekend long!"
-- @join_jules

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The days are getting longer and hotter as we inch towards summer, so cool down with a refeshing mezcal cocktail that is sweet, subtly herbaceous from the basil, and bubbly! These would be perfect to serve at a happy hour or a summer brunch

Watch Julianna make the the cocktail here!

 

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Prep time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 1

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ingredients

  • 2 ounces mezcal
  • 1/2 ounce monkfruit simple syrup, or simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 5 basil leaves
  • 3 ounces fresh cantaloupe juice
  • Topo Chico, as needed, for topping

Method

  • Step 1

    In your shaker, add mezcal, simple syrup, lime juice, basil leaves, and cantaloupe and muddle.

  • Step 2

    Once muddled, add ice and shake.

  • Step 3

    Add ice to a glass and double strain into the glass.

  • Step 4

    Top with desired Topo Chico

  • Step 5

    Garnish with lime wheel and basil leaves

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