Ditch the green beer this St. Patrick’s Day for something more refined and celebrate with this refreshing mezcal cocktail.
1.5oz Recuerdo Mezcal Joven
4 peeled pieces of cucumber (2 inch section, quartered), reserving the peel for garnish
5 basil leaves
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1oz lime juice
Muddle the cucumber, basil, brown sugar, and lime juice in a shaker before adding the Recuerdo Mezcal and ice and shaking. Strain into an old fashioned glass over fresh ice, top with club soda, and garnish with a cucumber peel.