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Mezcal Mule

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Try this smoky variation of the gingery refresher, the Moscow Mule, by Jim Meehan of New York City’s PDT.


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  • 3 cucumber slices
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 1/2 ounces Sombra mezcal
  • 3/4 ounce Boiron passion fruit purée
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • ginger beer, to top
  • Garnish: cucumber slice
  • Garnish: candied ginger
  • Garnish: chile powder


  1. Add the lime juice and cucumber slices to a shaker and muddle.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients except the ginger beer, add ice and shake.

  3. Stain into a rocks glass filled with ice.

  4. Top with the ginger beer

  5. Garnish with a cucumber slice and a piece of candied ginger, and top with a pinch of ground chile.