Aleppo Margarita

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Brunch with Brother Marcus

By Tasos Gaitanos and Alex Large

Published 2023

  • About

A twist on a Tommy’s margarita using mezcal instead of tequila to add smokiness, and ouzo and Aleppo chilli for an Eastern Mediterranean flavour.


  • 80 ml mezcal
  • 40 ml lime juice
  • 25 ml


First prep your glasses to impress. Mix the Aleppo chilli and sugar and lay it out on a small plate. Wipe the lime wedge around the rim of each glass, then dip the wet edge into the chilli sugar.

Pop the mezcal, lime, agave syrup and ouzo into the Boston shaker. Add plenty of ice and shake hard for a minute. Fill the glasses with ice and add a grapefruit wedge to each, then double strai