Mezcal Bone Crusher

a cocktail glass filled with mezcal and lime juice and simple syrup and garnished with a ring of lime and a salt and chili rim, 3 other similar glasses in the background

5 from 2 reviews

This Mezcal cocktail has a unique flavor profile that is at the same time smoky, spicy, tangy, a little sweet and totally refreshing.


Units Scale
  • 8 ounces Mezcal (I recommend Del Maguey Vida)
  • 2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 squirts of Sriracha
  • Ice, for the shaker and the glasses
  • Salt, for the rim
  • Chipotle chili powder (or other mild chili powder), for the rim and to sprinkle on the surface
  • Lime wheels for garnish


  1. Fill two 12 oz tumblers with ice (rim first with salt and chili powder if desired)
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, add Mezcal, lime juice, simple syrup and sriracha, shake well and pour into iced glasses
  3. Sprinkle a small pinch of chili powder over the surface of each drink, and hang a lime wheel on each rim

Keywords: Mezcal cocktail with lime juice and simple syrup