Spilfy Mezcal Old FashionedSpilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned

Try this Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned drink. This is a modern take on a classic cocktail, with mezcal in place of whiskey. It tastes smoky because of the mezcal, but the añejo tequila cuts through the smoke and gives the drink a golden color with whiskey-like notes of oak.


  • Components: ½ ounce of simple syrup
  • Two dashes of bitters (like Angostura), or additional to taste
  • One cup of ice cubes, or extra if required
  • One 3-inch-long orange peel piece
  • One ounce of mezcal
  • One ounce of aged añejo tequila
  • One Luxardo cherry, if desired


In an old-fashioned glass, mix bitters and simple syrup. Pour ice into the glass. After squeezing the orange peel to release the oils, place the peel inside the glass. Pour in the tequila and mezcal, and stir until the alcohol has mellowed and the drink is perfectly cold, about 20 seconds. When serving, garnish with a cherry.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Sodium 8mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g3%
Dietary Fiber 2g7%
Protein 0g1%
Vitamin C 25mg27%
Calcium 36mg3%
Iron 0mg1%
Potassium 43mg1%

The 2,000 calorie diet is the basis for the percent daily values. Depending on how many calories you require each day, your values may be higher or lower.

** Not all ingredients have nutrient information available. The amount is determined by the available nutrient data.

(-) This nutrient does not currently have any information available. Before making this recipe for your own use, please check with your physician or registered dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

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A Current Take on a Traditional Cocktail: Mezcal Old Fashioned

Welcome to Mezcalum, where each bottle combines innovation and tradition. We’re thrilled to share with you, as mezcal experts, our special spin on a time-honored favorite: the Mezcalum Old Fashioned. This cocktail, made with our handcrafted mezcal, is more than just a beverage; it’s an exploration of Oaxaca’s interior. Let’s explore the essence of this mixture and discover why it’s an experience rather than just a drink.

What is the background to the old-fashioned drink?

With its origins dating back to the early 1800s, the Old Fashioned cocktail is rich in history. It’s made traditionally with whiskey, sugar, water, and bitters, and is renowned for its flavor depth and simplicity. The Old Fashioned has changed over time as mixologists have experimented with various spirits to give this time-honored drink a modern twist. Our Mezcalum Old Fashioned pays homage to this inventive legacy by incorporating the nuanced and smokey notes of mezcal.

What Makes Your Old Fashioned Mezcalum?

Our mezcal at Mezcalum is not your average spirit. Crafted from the rare and wild varieties of Espadin and Cuishe agave grown in the sun-drenched valleys of Oaxaca, it is a labor of love and tradition. Carlos Méndez Blas, our maestro mezcalero, uses traditional techniques to craft a mezcal full of flavor and history. By adding Mezcalum to your Old Fashioned, you’re weaving a tapestry of artisanal craftsmanship and Mexican culture, not just making a drink.


Set Up the Glass: Take an Old Fashioned glass and put the sugar cube inside. To completely saturate the sugar cube, add the bitters and a small amount of club soda, if desired. Grind the sugar with a muddler until it dissolves into the soda and bitters.
The Mezcal: Fill the glass with two ounces of Mezcalum Espadin & Cuishe Mezcal. The smoky complexity of our mezcal gives a distinctive twist to the traditional Old Fashioned profile.

Chill: Put ice cubes in the glass and slowly stir the mixture until it is thoroughly chilled. In order to blend the flavors together and preserve the mezcal’s integrity, this step is essential.
Garnish: Drizzle a twist of orange oil over the glass and then drop the orange twist and cherry into it. The strong flavor of the mezcal is enhanced by the citrus and sweetness of these garnishes.

Enjoy yourself: Enjoy the rich, smoky, and faintly sweet notes of your Mezcalum Old Fashioned as you sip.

What Is Special About the Mezcalum Old Fashioned?

We pay tribute to the mezcal production process’ artisanal nature and the essence of Oaxaca in our rendition of the Old Fashioned. With zero calories, zero sugar, zero additives, and a non-GMO, vegan, and all-natural profile, Mezcalum not only improves the cocktail but also fits with a mindful drinking philosophy. This cocktail is a declaration of authenticity and excellence, not just a choice.

Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned

What is a Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned?

The Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned is a sophisticated cocktail that combines the rich, smoky flavors of mezcal with the timeless elegance of an Old Fashioned. It’s a delightful blend of tradition and innovation, perfect for those who appreciate complexity in their libations.


To craft the perfect Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz. mezcal
  • 1/4 oz. agave nectar
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Orange peel (for garnish)
  • Ice cubes


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the mezcal, agave nectar, and Angostura bitters.
  2. Add ice cubes and stir gently for 30 seconds to chill the mixture.
  3. Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  4. Express the oils from an orange peel over the drink and garnish.


While the classic recipe is divine on its own, there are several creative variations of the Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned to explore. From swapping out the sweetener to experimenting with different bitters, the possibilities are endless.


The origins of the Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned can be traced back to the golden age of cocktails. Inspired by the traditional Old Fashioned, mixologists sought to incorporate the smoky allure of mezcal into this beloved drink, giving rise to a modern classic.

Serving Suggestions

For a truly indulgent experience, serve your Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned in a chilled rocks glass with a large ice cube. Garnish with an orange twist for a pop of color and aroma.


Pair your Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned with savory appetizers like bacon-wrapped dates or spicy tacos. The cocktail’s complex flavors complement a wide range of dishes, making it a versatile choice for any occasion.


Opt for a sturdy rocks glass when serving the Spilfy Mezcal Old Fashioned. Its robust design allows ample room for ice and garnishes, ensuring that every sip is a delight.

Tips and Tricks

  • Experiment with different types of mezcal to find your preferred flavor profile.
  • Adjust the sweetness of the cocktail by varying the amount of agave nectar.
  • Don’t rush the stirring process—patience is key to achieving the perfect balance of flavors.


Could I use a different type of mezcal for this recipe?

Although we suggest Mezcalum for its distinctive flavor profile and artisanal quality, feel free to explore other mezcals. Just remember that the taste might differ.

Is there a garnish that’s vegan-friendly and can substitute for the cherry?

Sure! You can choose to use a certified vegan maraschino cherry, or simply opt for the fresh, citrusy garnish of an orange twist.

Can I prepare a batch of Mezcal Old Fashioned ahead of time?

We suggest that you mix each cocktail separately to maintain the freshness and balance of flavors. Alternatively, you can mix the mezcal and bitters in a pitcher beforehand and then add the sugar and garnishes when serving.”

Where can I find more information about Mezcalum and how it’s made?

Explore the world of Mezcalum by visiting our About Us page, where you can discover detailed information about our heritage, production process, and the ancestral wisdom of the Maestro Mezcalero.