Agave–Cilantro Mezcal Cocktail

Adam Rose

Villalobos, Montclair, NJ

An intoxicating combination of smoky mezcal, sweet agave nectar, tart lime juice, and herbaceous cilantro, this cocktail is seriously drinkable. 


  • 2 ounces mezcal blanco
  • 1 ounce agave nectar
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Small sprig cilantro
  • Slice of lime
  • Salt for the rim 


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice and garnish with the cilantro sprig and a slice of fresh lime.


1 cocktail