Blackberry Margarita Smash

This unique blackberry margarita smash is made with smoky mezcal mixed with sweet blackberries, tart pomegranate juice and a subtle hint of earthy sage. These dark and moody cocktails are perfect for spooky season. Garnish with fresh sage before serving.


  • 810 fresh blackberries
  • 23 fresh sage leaves, torn
  • 1 ounce agave nectar
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces mezcal
  • Ice
  • For garnish: raw sugar, fresh sage sprig


  1. Rim glass with raw sugar and fill 3/4 with ice.
  2. Combine blackberries, sage leaves, agave nectar and lime juice in a cocktail shaker and muddle until blackberries are smashed.
  3. Add ice and remaining ingredients to the cocktail and shake until very cold.
  4. Strain into glass and garnish with fresh sage before serving.

Keywords: mezcal margarita, smash cocktail, blackberry margarita, Halloween margarita, Halloween cocktail, blackberry cocktail