The Almondo

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If you like to live on the adventurous side with a mezcal cocktail, then you'll love the Almondo. Tart from the citrus and the sherry, sweet from the orgeat and smoky from the mezcal & hot sauce. If you have some spicy bitters you’ve been meaning to use again, now is the time
Mezcal Cocktail


Serve this mezcal cocktail in a Highball Glass

  • 2 oz Amontillado sherry [ Lustao ]
  • 1 oz mezcal [ Montelobos ]
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz orgeat [ YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN ]
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 2 dashes of hot sauce [ Cholula ]

Garnish: Lime Wedge

Required Tools

How to Make

  1. Add all the ingredients in your shaker tin, add a bunch of ice and wake it up.
  2. Strain into a chilled collins glass with ice and garnish with a lime wedge.


Looking for a new cocktail to try? Why not give the Almondo a go! This mezcal cocktail is perfect for those who are looking for something different.

The mezcal gives it a nice smoky flavor, while the almond liqueur adds a touch of sweetness. To make this cocktail, you will need: mezcal, amaretto, lime juice, and club soda. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

What makes the Almondo mezcal cocktail special is… duh, the mezcal. This smoky spirit adds a unique flavor that you won’t find in other cocktails. If you’re looking for something different, this is the drink for you!

The perfect time to drink a mezcal cocktail is when you’re looking for something different. If you’re tired of the same old drinks, mezcal is the perfect option for you. It has a unique smoky flavor that you won’t find in other cocktails. So if you’re feeling adventurous, give the Almondo a try!

Modifying the Almondo: A Mezcal Cocktail

The major modifier here would be the sherry. I played around with Oloroso, which was way too dry and ended with Amontillado which had a lovely sweetness but I’m curious if a good Manzanilla would work just right here. If you enjoy sherry cocktails, let me know what some of your favorites are.

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