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Tequila • Bitter
Java Margarita

In an ice-filled Collins glass, top off a shaken mixture of golden Don Julio A帽ejo Tequila, grassy Mezcal Uni贸n, lime juice, and simple syrup with a solid pour of strong cold brew coffee. Leave the ingredients undisturbed鈥攖he layered combo creates a gorgeous dark-and-stormy effect that鈥檒l have you oohing and ahhing. This is a deep, rich-tasting, and slightly smoky variation on the traditional Margarita cocktail.

The Essentials

Don Julio A帽ejo Tequila
Mezcal Uni贸n
cold brew coffee
The Details
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1.25 oz Don Julio A帽ejo Tequila
.25 oz Mezcal Uni贸n
1 oz lime juice
1 oz cold brew coffee


  • Combine all ingredients (except coffee) in a shaker with ice.
  • Shake to combine.
  • Pour over fresh ice in a Collins glass.
  • Float coffee on top, to create 鈥榙ark and stormy鈥 effect.