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Calebassito Cocktail

calebassito cocktail

Cue happy hour vibes.

Named for the gourd-like vessel used to serve the drink, this Calebassito combines Strega and ginger ale with juicy watermelon and earthy mezcal.


  • 1½ oz. mezcal espadín
  • 2 oz. watermelon juice
  • ¼ oz. Strega
  • ¼ oz. fresh lime juice
  • 2 pinches cardamom
  • 2 pinches black lava salt
  • Ginger ale, to top
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:tumbler or bamboo glass
  • Garnish:sprinkle of cardamom


Combine first 6 ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir to combine. Strain into a tumbler over fresh ice. Top with ginger beer and sprinkle cardamom over the top of the drink.

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