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Blood Orange Hibiscus Mezcalita

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The Blood Orange Hibiscus Mezcalita is a vibrant and flavorful cocktail that perfectly balances smoky, citrusy, and floral notes. With a base of rich mezcal, the drink is brightened by the tangy sweetness of blood orange juice and enhanced with the exotic flavors of hibiscus simple syrup.

A splash of lime juice adds a zesty kick, while triple sec rounds out the profile with a touch of sweetness. Served in a glass rimmed with Tajín, this cocktail delivers a delightful contrast of smoky, sweet, and spicy flavors, making it a unique and refreshing choice for any occasion.

Tasting Notes

The first sip of the Blood Orange Hibiscus Mezcalita greets you with the bold, smoky flavor of mezcal, which is immediately complemented by the bright and juicy essence of blood orange. The tanginess of the orange pairs beautifully with the subtle sweetness of the hibiscus syrup, creating a harmonious blend of citrus and floral notes.

The lime juice adds a refreshing tartness that cuts through the richness of the mezcal, ensuring a well-balanced drink.

As you continue to enjoy the cocktail, the Tajín-rimmed glass introduces a mild heat and a hint of saltiness that enhances the overall experience. Each sip brings a new layer of complexity, with the smoky mezcal acting as a perfect base for the vibrant and slightly sweet flavors.

The finish is smooth and lingering, leaving a pleasant aftertaste of citrus and spice that invites you to take another sip

Tips & Tricks

Blend all the ingredients with ice to create a frozen version of the cocktail for a refreshing summer drink.

For a lighter, fizzy version, top off the cocktail with a splash of sparkling water.

Recipe Card

Blood Orange Hibiscus Mezcalita

Blood Orange Hibiscus Mezcalita


  • 2 oz mezcal
  • 2 oz blood orange
  • 0.75 oz triple sec
  • 0.75 oz hibiscus syrup
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • tajin for the rim


  1. Rim glass with tajin, fill with ice, and set aside.
  2. In a shaker add ice, mezcal, blood orange juice, triple sec, simple syrup, and lime juice.
  3. Shake very well to chill and combine.
  4. Strain into prepared glass and serve.

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