Highlights
Top 4 restaurant dishes Most popular mezcal dishes in restaurants See More

Mezcal Braised Beef Short Ribs

Barrio (Chicago, Illinois)

$34.00

Mezcal Cured Salmon

Abc Cocina (Nyc, New York)

$16.00

Mezcal Margarita

Cala Restaurant (Sf, California)

$14.00

Del Maguey Crema De Mezcal

Mercado Pasadena (Pasadena, California)

$11.00

Top rising variations The fastest rising ingredients, flavors, drinks etc with mezcal See More
#1red rice
#2black rice
#3tortillas
#4chicken
#5coconut
79.84%
#6sausage
71.28%
#7rice
71.28%
#8pepitas
71.28%
#9pistachios
71.28%
#10vegetable juice
57.00%
Percentage of restaurants that serve mezcal Restaurants

1.36%

2,565 of 188,757 Restaurants
Overview
mezcal Growth Over Time How mezcal has risen or fallen in popularity over the past year
Jul '18Aug '18Sep '18Oct '18Nov '18Dec '18Jan '19Feb '19Mar '19Apr '19May '19Jun '19Jul '19Aug '1900.010.020.030.040.050.060.070.08
Year Over Year
Mezcal growth or decline vs one year ago
20.65%
Yearly Eating Frequency
Average yearly consumption of mezcal per consumer
1.9
The percentage of the average American diet that mezcal represents Share of Plate
The popularity of mezcal at home vs at restaurants. The dashed black line represents the breakdown of the industry average Eating In VS. Eating Out
  • Eat In
  • Market Avg.
  • Eat Out
Percentage of restaurants that serve mezcal Restaurants

1.36%

2,565 of 188,757 Restaurants
Innovation Analysis
The most popular ingredients, flavors, and variations for mezcal, as well as the food and beverage combinations trending and fading over the past year
alcohol Trends Highlights the most popular alcohol ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top alcohol Ingredients
#1cocktail
31.53%
#2tequila
22.41%
#3beer
10.83%
#4margarita
10.07%
#5wine
5.61%
#6vodka
4.49%
#7liqueur
4.09%
#8gin
4.05%
#9whiskey
3.44%
#10rum
3.25%
Fastest Rising alcohol Ingredients
#1cream ale
#2imperial stout
#3gold rum
#4ginger beer ale
#5brown ale
#6gin
#7rum
82.45%
#8vodka
74.18%
#9liqueur
48.81%
#10wine
32.92%
Fastest Falling alcohol Ingredients
#2beer
7.91%
food and beverages Trends Highlights the most popular food and beverages ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top food and beverages Ingredients
#1fruit
34.95%
#2vegetables
22.96%
#3meat
15.63%
#4seafood
13.62%
#5carne asada
3.42%
#6chips
1.98%
#7shrimp cocktail
1.68%
#8burger
1.48%
#9quesadillas
1.4%
#10sodas
1.34%
Fastest Rising food and beverages Ingredients
#1italian sausage
#2fried calamari
#3coca cola
#4chicken tenders
#5grilled chicken breast
#6quesadillas
#7sodas
86.85%
#8chips
42.73%
#9meat
30.04%
#10seafood
21.87%
Fastest Falling food and beverages Ingredients
#1poke
71.45%
#2mac cheese
71.45%
#3ham cheese
71.45%
#4sirloin
57.18%
#5iced coffee
57.18%
perishables and prepared Trends Highlights the most popular perishables and prepared ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1tacos
45.68%
#2guacamole
13.2%
#3salad
5.79%
#4ice
5.53%
#5eggs
4.94%
#6taco tortillas
4.39%
#7fish tacos
4.35%
#8ice cream
4.21%
#9corn tacos
3.04%
#10fruit salad
3%
Fastest Rising perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1garlic hummus
#2beef broth
#3maraschino cherries
#4ziti
#5shrimp scampi
#6taco tortillas
88.40%
#7corn tacos
78.41%
#8fish tacos
71.28%
#9fruit salad
52.92%
#10salad
49.07%
Fastest Falling perishables and prepared Ingredients
#1stock
78.59%
#2flour taco tortillas
57.18%
#3tofu
57.18%
#4nachos
53.29%
#5egg whites
52.42%
condiments Trends Highlights the most popular condiments ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top condiments Ingredients
#1agave
31.81%
#2lime juice
12.08%
#3salsa
12.08%
#4chili
8.78%
#5syrup
7.86%
#6cocktail sauce
5.71%
#7pickles
5.31%
#8honey
5.26%
#9mayo
4.41%
#10lemon juice
4.29%
Fastest Rising condiments Ingredients
#1lemon juice
#2cocktail sauce
66.52%
#3syrup
41.75%
#4lime juice
35.59%
#5honey
31.31%
#6salsa
25.03%
#7chili
11.10%
#8pickles
10.11%
Fastest Falling condiments Ingredients
#1sesame dressing
85.73%
#2bbq sauce
85.73%
#3picante salsa
85.73%
#4relish
78.59%
#5nutella
71.45%
fruits Trends Highlights the most popular fruits ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top fruits Ingredients
#1lime
30.38%
#2orange
11.73%
#3lemon
11.13%
#4pineapple
10.37%
#5berries
8.17%
#6grapefruit
5.85%
#7citrus
4.68%
#8mango
4.36%
#9passion fruit
3.74%
#10watermelon
3.65%
Fastest Rising fruits Ingredients
#1passion fruit
#2berries
53.11%
#3pineapple
50.44%
#4mango
42.73%
#5orange
37.42%
#6lemon
34.83%
#7citrus
20.90%
#8lime
17.36%
#9grapefruit
11.99%
#10watermelon
6.03%
Fastest Falling fruits Ingredients
#1honeydew
71.45%
#2tamarind
57.18%
#3bananas
53.89%
#4pear
25.07%
#5dragon fruit
14.36%
vegetables Trends Highlights the most popular vegetables ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top vegetables Ingredients
#1jalapeno
12.44%
#2onion
11.84%
#3corn
11.67%
#4greens
11.57%
#5avocado
11.4%
#6beans
9.99%
#7tomatoes
9.52%
#8mushrooms
7.9%
#9cucumber
6.99%
#10pickled vegetables
6.66%
Fastest Rising vegetables Ingredients
#1avocado
#2mushrooms
61.76%
#3greens
58.10%
#4beans
41.30%
#5jalapeno
39.16%
#6pickled vegetables
31.31%
#7onion
21.07%
#8corn
11.59%
#9tomatoes
7.84%
Fastest Falling vegetables Ingredients
#2cucumber
0.66%
beverages Trends Highlights the most popular beverages ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top beverages Ingredients
#1juice
26.91%
#2fruit juice
25.18%
#3vegetable juice
11.24%
#4coffee
10.33%
#5water
6.47%
#6orange juice
6.15%
#7pineapple juice
4.17%
#8tea
3.01%
#9grapefruit juice
2.86%
#10ginger beer
2.26%
Fastest Falling beverages Ingredients
#2tea
28.64%
#3grapefruit juice
22.15%
#4coffee
3.19%
spices and herbs Trends Highlights the most popular spices and herbs ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top spices and herbs Ingredients
#1salt
14.73%
#2cilantro
13.37%
#3chocolate
12.13%
#4pepper
10.97%
#5fruit salt
10.78%
#6ginger
9.88%
#7mint
7.33%
#8chipotle
6.78%
#9garlic
6.51%
#10habaneros
5.62%
Fastest Rising spices and herbs Ingredients
#1paprika
#2coffee beans
#3garden herbs
#4garlic chives
#5ghost pepper
#6habaneros
#7mint
83.51%
#8ginger
71.28%
#9chocolate
30.50%
#10cilantro
29.93%
Fastest Falling spices and herbs Ingredients
#2chipotle
51.6%
#3salt
22.15%
meat Trends Highlights the most popular meat ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top meat Ingredients
#1chicken
18.49%
#2steak
18.19%
#3pork
14.42%
#4sausage
10.91%
#5beef
10.74%
#6chorizo
6.46%
#7bacon
5.13%
#8pork belly
3.85%
#9lamb
3.64%
#10goat meat
3.08%
Fastest Rising meat Ingredients
#1goat meat
#2chicken
#3chorizo
#4sausage
71.28%
#5steak
56.59%
#6lamb
28.46%
#7beef
18.26%
#8bacon
4.67%
Fastest Falling meat Ingredients
#2ham
82.87%
#3turkey meat
71.45%
#4turkey
71.45%
#5ribeye
57.18%
seafood Trends Highlights the most popular seafood ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top seafood Ingredients
#1fish
31.5%
#2prawns
13.38%
#3shrimp
13.38%
#4ceviche
8.69%
#5oysters
7.92%
#6shrimp meat
6.01%
#7herring
5.23%
#8salmon
5.01%
#9tuna
4.46%
#10scallops
3.19%
Fastest Rising seafood Ingredients
#1baby shrimp
#2fish broth
#3blue crab meat
#4baby clams
#5striped bass
#6salmon
#7shrimp meat
#8tuna
61.76%
#9oysters
40.13%
#10fish
35.93%
dairy Trends Highlights the most popular dairy ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top dairy Ingredients
#1cheese
27.95%
#2cream
15.23%
#3queso
13.08%
#4butter
8.79%
#5taco cheese
7.87%
#6cheese sauce
7.26%
#7corn cheese
5.52%
#8queso cheese
4.55%
#9cream cheese
4.5%
#10jalapeno cheese
4.39%
Fastest Rising dairy Ingredients
#1gouda
#2muenster cheese
#3romano
#4brie
#5irish cheddar
#6cream cheese
#7queso cheese
83.51%
#8queso
57.00%
#9cheese sauce
31.75%
#10cream
19.15%
Fastest Falling dairy Ingredients
#2jalapeno cheese
14.36%
#3taco cheese
9.01%
#4butter
9.01%
bakery and desserts Trends Highlights the most popular bakery and desserts ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category
Top bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
17.88%
#2bread
15.85%
#3frosting
14.19%
#4soft serve
8.68%
#5gelato
8.16%
#6toast
8%
#7corn tortillas
7.33%
#8caramel
7.33%
#9sugar
6.55%
#10fruit sours
5.98%
Fastest Rising bakery and desserts Ingredients
#1tortillas
#2corn tortillas
#3toast
45.58%
#4sugar
39.16%
#5soft serve
37.02%
#6gelato
28.46%
#7bread
23.32%
Fastest Falling bakery and desserts Ingredients
#2caramel
53.89%
#3frosting
28.64%
#4fruit sours
14.36%
grains Trends Highlights the most popular grains ingredients with mezcal, as well as its fastest rising and falling ingredients. Broken down by food category