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Appleliza Cocktail Recipe: The Perfect Poolside Tequila Drink

Appleliza Cocktail Recipe: The Perfect Poolside Tequila Drink

Get ready to elevate your summer drink game with this Appleliza cocktail recipe from Mezcal and Tequila Cocktails. This refreshing drink is the perfect balance of mezcal, lime and apple juices, Amaro Montenegro, and Cucumber Cordial, making it the perfect drink to enjoy by the pool or at a summer barbecue. Don't be surprised if you find yourself sipping on this delicious cocktail all season long!


  • 1 1/3 oz mezcal, preferably Vida Del Maguey
  • 1/3 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 1/3 oz apple juice
  • 2/3 oz Amaro Montenegro
  • 1/3 oz Cucumber Cordial
  • 1 slice cucumber

Cucumber Cordial Ingredients

  • Peel of 1 cucumber
  • 1/4 teaspoon Maldon sea salt flakes 
  • 1 cup caster sugar 
  • 2 cups water 


  1. Place all ingredients for the Cucumber Cordial in a food processor and blitz until smooth. Pass it through a cheesecloth or fine mesh strainer before using or storing (lasts 1 week refrigerated). 
  2. Pour Vida Del Maguey, lime juice, apple juice, and Amaro Montenegro, and cucumber cordial into a chilled highball glass.
  3. Gently stir until chilled.
  4. Garnish with a slice of cucumber on a skewer.

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