Make This: Northwood's No, Seriously

This twist on a classic margarita is refreshing, crisp and bold. The fennel and the absinthe balance out the powerful traits of mezcal.

Serves 1

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 0 minutes


  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • ¼ oz agave syrup
  • ¼ oz Dillon’s absinthe
  • 2 oz Jaral de Berrio mezcal
  • A few salt crystals
  • 2 dashes of fennel bitters
  • 2 slices of seedless cucumber


  1. Partially rim a chilled cocktail glass with salt.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber with bitters, agave, lime and salt. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake vigorously with ice.
  3. Double strain into the rimmed cocktail glass.