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Gracias Madre Margarita Recipe

The Skinniest Margarita in Los Angeles!

Jay Z, Beyoncé, and Mila Kunis all love Gracias Madre, and with cocktails like this spicy and smoky skinny margarita, it's no wonder. One sip and this is sure to become your new go-to margarita recipe.

Spicy Mezcal Purista Margarita

From Jason Eisner, Gracias Madre

Spicy Mezcal Purista Margarita


  1. 1/2 ounce agave nectar
    1 ounce fresh lime juice, plus lime wedge for garnish
    2 ounces Mezcal Espadin
    1 pinch sea salt
    2 dashes orange bitters
    2 dashes habañero bitters
    Spicy salt mixture
    Jalapeño, sliced
  1. For the spicy salt mixture
    1 cup smoked sea salt
    2 tablespoons ground chipotle pepper


  1. Add agave, lime juice, Mezcal, sea salt, orange bitters, and habañero bitters into an ice-filled shaker. Shake vigorously.
  2. In a double rocks glass, use a lime wedge to moisten half of the rim and dip in the spicy salt mixture. Strain cocktail into the glass, and top with ice. Garnish with a few slices of jalapeño.
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