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Mezcal Tropical

An Ilegal daiquiri with notes of roasted agave and plantains ~

Add to a cocktail shaker:

2 oz Ilegal Mezcal Reposado
1 oz house banana syrup*
1 oz fresh lime juice

Shake and strain with ice and garnish with cinnamon and a banana.

2 bananas, peeled and sliced in small pieces
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1 tsp lemon juice (optional)

Combine the sliced bananas, sugar, and water in a saucepan over medium heat, and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for about 15-20 min, or until the liquid has thickened, then remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes.

Using a blender, puree the banana mixture until smooth. If desired, add lemon juice and stir to combine. Let cool completely before using in the cocktail.

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Hot Chocolate


3 cups water

1 cup milk or alternative milk

1 bar chocolate (Ibarra)

/ Add ingredients to a pot and bring to a boil. Let boil until chocolate dissolves and let cool.

1.5 oz Ilegal Joven or Reposado

0.5 oz Ancho chili liqueur

2 oz hot chocolate mix

0.5 oz agave nectar

1 dash Angostura bitters

/ To coffee mug: add Ilegal Mezcal, agave, chili liqueur and bitters, fill with chocolate mix and garnish with cinnamon stick.

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Hot Cider

1.5 cups Ilegal Reposado

1 gal apple cider

1 large orange, cut into 0.25″ slices

3 cinnamon sticks

4 star anise

1 tbsp whole cloves

1 tbsp whole allspice

1 in ginger root, sliced

/ Add all the ingredients (except mezcal) to a pot. Turn heat on low until warmed through, about 30 minutes. Add Ilegal Mezcal and serve. Makes 12.

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Jello Shots

Light, bright, crushable mezcal cocktails you can try at home. Jello Shots ↓


1.25 cups orange juice

1 packet unflavored gelatin

0.75 cups Ilegal Joven

1 sprinkle Tajín

– Add orange juice to a pot and bring to boil
– Add packet of unflavored gelatin and stir until dissolved
– Add Ilegal Mezcal Joven
– Let cool
– Pour into shot glasses and add tajín
– Refrigerate

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Lulo Margarita

Ricky builds his specialty Lulo Margarita with Ilegal Mezcal at Broken Shaker in Miami, FL. Recipe ↓


Add to shaker:

1 oz Lulo Syrup

1 oz Lime Juice

2 oz Ilegal Joven

To make Lulo Syrup, add Lulo fruit pulp to your agave syrup equal parts. Modify to taste.

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