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Campos de Fresa

2 oz vanilla-infused Ilegal Mezcal Reposado*

4 oz strawberry agua fresca**


In a glass, pour 2 oz of vanilla-infused Ilegal Mezcal Reposado*. Add 4 oz of agua fresca to the glass. Top off the glass with ice. Stir gently and garnish with a strawberry or lime wheel.

0.25 oz vanilla extract
10 oz Ilegal Mezcal Reposado

Combine in a sealable container and gently shake to thoroughly mix. Infuse for 3-5 days in a cool, dark place, shaking gently once a day. Strain to remove any sediment and transfer to a clean bottle or container for storage.

6 hulled strawberries
1 cup milk
1 can (14.5 oz) sweetened condensed milk

Blend the ingredients until smooth and well combined. If desired, strain the mixture to remove any strawberry seeds or pulp. Serve the blended mixture immediately or refrigerate for later use.

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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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Invierno Ilegal

Ilegal bartenders craft beautiful mezcal cocktail recipes. Pictured is the Invierno Ilegal, which combines cinnamon-infused Ilegal Reposado with guava syrup and fresh lime.

Add 2 sticks of Mexican cinnamon to one 750 ml bottle of Ilegal Mezcal #Reposado and let sit for 6 hours

Add 1 cup of sugar to 1 cup of guava juice. Bring to a boil and boil until sugar is dissolved. Let cool.

2 oz cinnamon-infused Ilegal Reposado

3/4 oz guava syrup

3/4 oz fresh lime

Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake vigorously until chilled and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with grated cinnamon.

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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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Ilegal Carajillo

A carajillo is a sweet & easy to prepare Spanish & Mexican classic with Espresso & Licor43.

Add to shaker:

2oz espresso (or very strong coffee), cooled slightly

1.5oz Licor 43

1.5oz Ilegal Mezcal Reposado

Shake until chilled and strain into glass with fresh ice
Garnish with orange twist

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