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The holidays are a time for gathering, sharing stories, and toasting to the year’s end. What better way to do so than with festive mezcal cocktails? Aldez Mezcal, known for its rich, smoky flavors, offers the perfect base to create unforgettable holiday libations. Here are some of the best mezcal cocktails for the holidays, showcasing the versatility and distinct character of Aldez Mezcal. From classic favorites with a seasonal twist to innovative and cheerful concoctions, these cocktails will infuse warmth and spirit into your holiday celebrations.


Aldez Mezcal Holiday Old Fashioned


2 oz of Aldez Mezcal 



Angostura bitters

Dried Orange (for garnish)

Rosemary (for garnish)


In a glass, muddle a sugar cube with a few dashes of Angostura bitters. Add a generous 2 oz of Aldez Mezcal and ice, then stir gently. Garnish with dried orange and a sprig of rosemary.


Holiday Party Spiced Apple Mezcal Punch


8 oz of Aldez Mezcal

4 oz of Spiced Apple Cider

4 oz of Ginger Beer

2 oz of Fresh Lemon Juice

Cranberries (for garnish)

Cinnamon Sticks (for garnish)

Star Anise (for garnish)

Rosemary (for garnish)

Orange Slices (for garnish)


In a large bowl, combine 8 oz of Aldez Mezcal, 4 oz of spiced apple cider, 4 oz of ginger beer, and 2 oz of fresh lemon juice. Stir and add orange slices, rosemary, cinnamon sticks, and star anise for a festive garnish. 

This punch is perfect for sharing and can be prepared in advance.


Pomegranate Mezcal Margarita


2 oz of Aldez Mezcal

1 oz of Triple Sec

1 oz of Fresh Pomegranate Juice

1/2 oz of Fresh Lime Juice



Lime Wheel (for garnish)

Pomegranate Seeds (for garnish)


In a shaker, combine 2 oz of Aldez Mezcal, 1 oz of triple sec, 1 oz of fresh pomegranate juice, and 1/2 oz of fresh lime juice. Shake with ice, strain into a salt-rimmed glass, and garnish with a lime wheel and pomegranate seeds.


Santa’s Smoky Sipper


2 oz of Aldez Mezcal 

A Large Ice Cube

Smoked Sea Salt 

Agave Nectar 

Smoky Chili Pepper (optional)

Orange Peel (for garnish)


In a rocks glass, pour 2 oz of Aldez Mezcal over a large ice cube. Add a pinch of smoked sea salt and a few drops of agave nectar for balance. Stir gently and garnish with a smoky chili pepper slice and orange peel.


Winter Spice Margarita


2 oz Aldēz Espadín Mezcal

1 oz Triple Sec

¾ oz spiced simple syrup

¾ oz fresh lime juice

Rim the glass with mixture of cinnamon and sugar


Combine cinnamon and sugar on a small plate. Rub rim of a rocks glass with half a lime, and dip in mixture.

Combine 2 oz Aldēz Espadín Mezcal, lime juice, triple sec, and spiced simple syrup into cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover and shake for about 20 seconds.

Add ice into rocks glass and strain margarita through a strainer into the glass.

Garnish with cinnamon stick and star anise.


Minty Mezcal Hot Chocolate


1 oz Aldez Espadin Mezcal

6 oz Hot Chocolate

½ oz Peppermint Schnapps

Whipped cream and crushed candy cane garnish.


Make 6 oz Hot Chocolate and pour into a mug.

Add 1 oz Aldez Mezcal and ½ oz peppermint schnapps.

Stir everything together and top with whipped cream, and crush candy cane.

Embrace the holiday spirit, raise your glass, and savor the bold and distinctive flavors of the season with these exceptional mezcal cocktails featuring Aldez Mezcal. Cheers to a festive and flavorful holiday season!