I always thought that coffee would go well with the smoke of mezcal. In Fireside Brew, you’ll find the smoke of the mezcal and chocolate of Mr Black which are balanced by the acidity of the beet shrub. In essence, this cocktail is a mezcal sour where the beet shrub acts as an earthy citrus.

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Ingredients

 1.50 oz MezcalLa Vida
 1.50 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 0.50 oz Beet Shrub
 0.50 oz Demerara Syrup
Beet Shrub
 150 g Beets
 150 g Sugar
 150 g Apple Cider Vinegar
Demerara Syrup
 150 g Demerara Sugar
 150 g Water

Directions

1

Combine mezcal, Mr Black, Demerara syrup and beet shrub in a stirring glass and add ice

2

Stir for 30 scs

3

Strain and Serve

Beet Shrub
4

Cut beets into pieces and mix with sugar

5

Let the mixture rest in the fridge overnight

6

The beets should have released a lot of liquid. Add the vinegar and make sure all the sugar is dissolved

7

Strain and bottle

Demerara Syrup
8

Combine sugar and water in a saucepan

9

Stir while heating until sugar is fully dissolved

10

Remove from heat and bottle


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One Comment

  1. Andrew 15 October 2021 at 2:08 am

    Give it a try if you’re not one for mezcal, this may change your mind!

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