Oaxacana Old Fashioned

Indulge in the Mezcal Old Fashioned, also named Oaxacan Old Fashioned for the Oaxaca state, renowned for its production of mezcal.

This cocktail combines perfectly the smokiness of mezcal with the classic sophistication of an old fashioned. 

Originating from Mexico, this cocktail marries tradition and modernity, providing adventurers with a new experience in every sip.

Ingredients of Oaxacan Old Fashioned

  • 1 ½ shot tequila Altos reposado
  • ½ shot Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
  • ¼ shot agave syrup
  • 4 drops bob chocolate bitters
  • Slice of orange (optional)
  • Ice cubes

Step by Step on How to Make a Mezcal Old Fashioned

Put the tequila in a glass with some ice and stir it.

Add the bob chocolate bitters and the agave nectar. Put as much as you want, we recommend around ¼ shot.

Add the mezcal to the glass and fill it with ice.

Stir all the ingredients to chill and add an orange slice to garnish.

Mezcal Old Fashioned Variations

Explore and have fun with these flavorful twists of the Oaxaca old fashioned cocktail

Spicy Mezcal Old Fashioned

Infuse your cocktail with a spicy touch by introducing a slice of fresh jalapeño into the mix, providing a heat that combines perfectly with mezcal’s smoky notes.

Pineapple Mezcal and Tequila old fashioned

Introduce a fruity, tropical layer by adding a splash of pineapple juice or crush frozen pineapple to make puree and add it to the cocktail.

Choosing the Best Mezcal for the Mezcal Old Fashioned

A perfect Mezcal Old Fashioned deserves a mezcal that honors its depth and complexity. The Del Maguey Vida Collection Mezcal is a perfect choice for this cocktail. 

Its accessibility and flavor profile make it a preferred choice among mixologists and enthusiasts alike, ensuring your Tequila Mezcal Old Fashioned is always a hit in your celebration. ¡Salud!