Mezcal Shandy

A Shandy is typically lemon or apple juice mixed with beer and depending on what region of the world you’re from you may add other spirits as well.  I love the smokiness of the Mezcal mixed with the refreshing lemon flavors and fizzy beer, mmmm… oh don’t forget the salt!

Mezcal Shandy

Mezcal Shandy Cocktail

Recipe:  Makes 1 Cocktail

  • 1 oz Vida Mezcal or your favorite brand
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz Demerara Syrup
  • Dash Regan’s Orange Bitters
  • 2 oz Pilsner
  • Salt
  • Lemon Wedge for Garnish


Add the Mezcal, lemon juice, demerara and bitters to mixing tin add ice and shake for 8 seconds. (if you’re using large ice cubes)

Pour over prepared highball with a salted rim and top with your favorite pilsner or really any light beer.


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